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Today we met Corky and Pam at the Kansas Air Combat Museum at Forbes Field. This museum has an impressive collection of aircraft primarily from WWII and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Our tour guide was a veteran from the Korean and Vietnam Wars and Corky is a Vietnam veteran, so it was fascinating to hear their stories of how various aircraft were used in the wars. Corky even demonstrated how he had to sit on his helmet for backside protection and hold the doorway of ...
Now for the rest of the Oklahoma City story. After we finished with the museums mentioned earlier, we picked up Tammy's sister Barbara at the OKC airport. We drove to
Topeka on Sunday.
We met Tammy's brother Corky and sister in law Pam at a local restaurant for supper on Sunday. They did not know that Barbara was coming along, so it was great fun to see the surprised faces ...
... a wild
critter feelin' sorry for itself. ..
PS..Lawrence is located between two
Corp of Engineers Reservoirs, Perry Lake (Delaware River) and Clinton Lake (Wakarusa River) both into the Kansas R. then the Missouri R. We have been to both parks and highly recommend either of the Corp's campgrounds to anyone passing this way.
The original St Steven's is in downtown
Longmont, on the National Registry and being used for public
... station operated for five decades before closing in 1977. It has been restored and is well worth a visit."
We drove though town enjoying the old buildings and the feeling of a simpler time. There were several Route 66 murals painted and those were fun as well. We found the gas station. It was a great place for photos and we certainly took the opportunity. We really hope restoration of these towns continue.
We drove past ...
... Gun because it is near I70 (or so we thought. This was the 20 minute mile.) The reviews are great, the owners have won tons of awards and were on television. Sounds good.
The RV does not fit as well on these smaller streets but fortunately the restaurant is in one of those wonderful western towns that consists of one wide long street. We pull out of a small side street to park on a long stretch of open single car spots along the side ...