Days 5 & 6: Odds & Ends

The weather has been miserable for the past few days (rainy and grey). But once we crossed into Oklahoma, the sun finally reappeared. I’m looking forward to the next few days in the Southwest.

Here are some random sights from the past two days.


Traffic Signal:

This survivor in Kansas City, MO is from the 1930s.

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TWA Building and Rocket:

This building, also from Kansas City, MO is from 1956. It is currently being renovated for its new tenant, Barkley, an ad agency. The rocket is a replica of the original “Moonliner”.

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A Tribute to the Dog:

This bronze statue in Warrensburg, MO has been here, in front of the County Courthouse, since 1958.

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The past few days have taken a toll on Sparkle’s exterior. I’ll have to give her a well-deserved bath when we reach Arizona. In the past two months, she’s been trouble-free for 12,000 miles.

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