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... took to a Ford Dealer. They
kindly disabled it further so that no one could get in using the dangling lock
rod but still allowed me to lock and use the door manually from the
inside. Either I scared off the thief
or he only wanted one thing because he didn’t bother taking, a $20 bill, a Kindle
, and my gps. It turned out to be a
good/bad day and I was happy to find a free campsite at the nearby Granite City
... me over to Missouri. Another state down towards my trek to California and from there to Vancouver.
Here are some cool old pictures from Granite City. The first is a train depot and the second from a church meeting. Love the Indian sitting front and center.
Granite City History (mostly from Wikipedia)
Granite City was founded in 1896 to be a planned company city similar to Pullman, Illinois, by German immigrant ...
... just shy of perfect according to the website "arrive by 10am to avoid crowds..." We navigated the surface roads of downtown St. Louis and even confirmed that yes, our camper IS less than 12'6" high (something it would have been much less stressful to have confirmed prior to inching under the railway overpass on a narrow street...) We made our way to the Visitor Center only to find a 20 minute wait in the HOT sun to get in through "airport ...
... the sunlight on the spire (just installed in March 2011).
Kansas City is the biggest city on our trip so far. It’s a bustling crossroads of transportation—railroad and trucking, the modern version of the cattle drive destination. Traffic is on the level of Norfolk/VA Beach. Every chain restaurant and store is represented, even Whole Foods. If you were dropped out of the sky onto the highway, you would not see much ...
... Bobby to one side, we only noticed when we finally got off the highway to stop at a walmart before our stay tonight, and as we slowed down, we heard a strange noise, that noise when you have a flat! So still no pull on the wheel, and I look out my window- low and behold-flat tire! Ugh, so we figure at least we are close to Walmart, not knowing that Walmart dosn't carry any kind of E rated truck tire, and no dunlops at all. Turns out no one here carries Dunlops! So in the hot ...