Elk City Howard Johnson Inn
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... where a rare round barn has been restored to health after it suffered neglect and had the roof fall in on it in 1988. There is not much left of the old route in Edmond, a northern suburb of Oklahoma City which simply outgrew the old road. There are two options through Oklahoma City, pre and post 1931, although there are numerous more small changes to each of these options. I selected post 1931 which goes through an area of motels and businesses ...
... br> We kept seeing Stuckey's signs on the way and the way back, we thought we'd stop for a peanut log or something.. but every single Stuckey's from here to home is closed :( It's a sad state of affairs.
We were pretty much pedal to the metal as we tried to outrun these storms so we didn't stop much, state boarders came and went. We did see the largest cow 'processing' plant I've ever seen just outside Bloom, Tx. Oh my, respect to the cattlemen ...
Oklahoma is in Tornado Alley so it's a good place to base yourself to wait for storm activity. Our first chase was amazing, we saw our first Super Cell and there were chasers everywhere; even a TIV! The hail was pretty crazy, it got a little scary at times but still very exciting. No tornados this time but we will keep going till we find one, only did a few 100km's ...
No pictures this entry; mostly travel observations.
Sedona to Gallup, NM, Saturday, Oct 12.
Beautiful day for a drive! It was a sun-filled, blue sky day for a drive. The warm sun reminded me of fall in Santa Rosa, CA, where the sun warms you to the bone. Was on the road by 8:30 am and at the RV park about 4:30. This is the longest day of the entire trip.
Mostly, it is a very easy drive along I 40; flat ...
... And while he didn't make it to Carnegie Hall, he did make it to Yankee Stadium.
As time was getting short, we (gasp) hit the interstate to get some mileage behind us. But a meal could not be passed up. In Vinita is Clanton's Cafe, which was featured on Diner's Drive-Ins, and Dives. Its claim to fame is ...
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