DAY 9 – Council Bluffs, IA to Kearney, Nebraska.
Highlights from the day: Father Flannigan’s Boy’s Town, interrupting a small town parade – notice the FLUTES, and both Charlie and Jay getting “tickets”:
Those cookies at the lower left hand corner have the Lincoln Highway emblem. You’ll see more of that emblem later…
DAY 10 – Kearney, Nebraska to Cheyenne, WY. This was the longest day on the road.
Some of the sights today include:
The Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles in Lexington, NE
The Halfway Point of the 1913 Lincoln Highway: the “Welcome to Cozad” city limit. At this modest little wood sign, you are exactly 1694.5 miles from New York City and 1694.5 miles from San Francisco.
The Pony Express Station & Museum, Gothenburg, NE.
Fort McPherson National Cemetery.
Lunch stop at the San Pedro Mexican Restaurant in North Platte, NE.
Train ride at the Terry Bison Ranch 17 miles south of Cheyenne.
Hotel: the Best Western Plus Frontier Inn, Cheyenne.
DAY 11 – Cheyenne, WY to Rock Springs, WY.
DAY 12 – Wednesday, September 11, 2019 – ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING TO OGDEN, UTAH.
September 11th is our wedding anniversary. Of course, in 2001, the date became infamous for other reasons.
Tomorrow, more of Utah.