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A stop at Super Wal-Mart to stock up for the next week. Hey, like McDonalds, you can at least count on a measure of quality and consistency!
We ended our day in Shelby MT. Chosen for it’s proximity to the Canadian border. We are about 30 miles away. Laundry, refill Propane, fill up with gas. We are ready to cross over!
So today was more a drive ...
What a drive we had going the Yukon and Alberta. To start out our front right landing jacks stripped. Charlie and Dan know about that! Lol. So we made it to Shelby without unhooking the truck. Bill has been working on them all afternoon. Got them fix so we r good to go.
Now about the drive. Lots of road work and mud in the Yukon. And frost heaves. So the road is very slow going. Then there are the large trucks for the gas and oil lines. So between the ...
... but no oil drilling. There was less agriculture and more livestock but it was few and far between. Shelby was a bustling town - the main center for BNSF railroad and a major crossroads on I 15 going north into Canada. We managed a movie, a nice steak dinner and the laundry before getting to sleep. We were the only folks in the RV park when we got there late afternoon but by the next morning there were three other ...
... purpose made road is a glorious path following a mountain river to its peak, which meant the gradient was constant and never too steep. With a trailing wind I managed to reach the peak in 2.5hrs having covered 17m, which was faster than I hoped and would be the last positive suprise for a few hours.
The Marias Pass also represents the Continental Divide. This Divide runs the length of the US and is best explained by the fact that every drop of water that falls ...
... so you can read it without getting killed -- a lot like the explanatory boards in Jamestown Island. Being a tourist, I stop faithfully. The tragedies follow each other across the high plains -- massacres, battles, desperate treks, broken promises. I guess a lot of tribes finally ended up in Montana at the end of the last century.
And then, in the middle of this empty land -- an enormous earth ...
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