Howard Johnson Inn Gillette
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Today we have seen Pronghorn, Mule Deer, Oil Rigs, and Snow. WAIT, SNOW in summer? Yep, in the distance we can see snow on the Rockies. Maeve and I, Molly have seen two more animals that we had never seen before,Pronghorn and Mule Deer. There are tons of oil Rigs around here. There are also ...
... booths ... 'Murica! **** yeah!
Dodging the giant RVs we made it across the entire length of South Dakota today, stopping at Mount Rushmore for fun. I was expecting a tourist trap, but I also figured there would be some decent hiking around the monument that would not be accessible to all of our fellow road travelers.
Unfortunately, the only pathway around ...
... lot of plumbing there, including some tricky lines to squirt cool oil under the pistons. And here's the head Frank built and ran for a time:
Frank points out that this engine starts life at 912lbs. That's mighty heavy. But all the same, he ran it in this Jaguar:
At times it wasn't all plain sailing:
... OMG I have never seen so many roaming around in my life then after we drove through all these animals we got to go see baby deers, and baby bear cubs plus a few other animals, this was a totally amazing day.
Will say one thing although we are having pretty long days we get off the bus every 2 hours for at least 20 minutes this really helps, the scenery is sometimes totally barren and then sweeping hills its stunning. ...
... out to be a big thunderstorm with lots of cloud to ground lighting bolts and it was quite something to watch. The winds had all the flags out straight with poles bending from the wind. It brought about a great sunset after storming for over an hour. (Mt. Rushmore was hit with golf ball sized hail the other night)!! Glad we missed that!
June 19 - Today was bright and ...