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- Had fun on the tour but now we need another gas stop.
- Paid $49.20 as well as a bag of ice for about $3.60
- Also bought a little more candy for around $2
- For dinner had to buy more sandwich materials and spent ...
... R66 shopping. Finally took advantage of some great photo opportunities with local vehicular celebs.
The Sat Nav told us it was a mere 1 hr 23 min through Flagstaff to the Barringer Crater so off we went. The crater is something I've longed to see since I can remember. My Dad had this A2 sized Reader's Digest Nature book (that I am now in ownership of - thanks Dad!) that has a picture of the crater. And true to the promise - we arrived at this bloody great big hole ...
Greg and I spent half the day at Meteor Crater, about 20 miles west of Winslow. About 50,000 years ago, a meteorite struck the earth here at 26,000 miles per hour. Scientists believe that the meteorite was about 50 meters long and weighed several hundred thousand tons. When it hit the earth, the impact was greater than 20 million tons of TNT (Hiroshima was 15,000 tons). The resulting crater was 200 meters deep and 1.2 km wide. Most of the meteor ...
... AZ, though, we had the opportunity to see Amtrak's emergency training spring into action. Supposedly, a passenger in Coach had a seizure. Announcements were made for a doctor or nurse to contact a crew member. Shortly after, the train made an unscheduled stop at a crossing in a little town. Two police cars and two emergency rescue squads responded, but being out in the middle of nowhere, it took a little while for all of them to get there. ...
Setting off early for our 6 hour drive. Driving through no man's land, very dry and barren scenery.
Encountered a couple of accidents, one was a huge semi that veered off the road, it's trailer was leaning so far over, almost ready to fall on it's side .... They had a fork truck there, trying to unload it's cargo.
The Route 66 historical road is in very rough condition, (so noisy) so we took the highway 40, as ...