Show us your pictures on "THE GREAT PLAINS"

Discussion in 'Photos' started by Buffalo Bill, Aug 24, 2009.

  1. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    All is not lost if the road gets fenced. At least we can still see them.
  2. viper770

    viper770 Been here awhile

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    yes i probley shouldnt have parked my bike on it but i could not help my self i was there back in november of 2012
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  3. JWhitmore44

    JWhitmore44 pistolero

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    Yes, mostly from elevators or windmills :lol3

    I could see keeping people off the rocks though.

    I've been past that way on the highway many times, I really need to make a dedicated trip down there. Maybe before it gets too hot this summer :D
  4. MODNROD

    MODNROD Wheat and Sheep

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    You blokes have private landowners owning National Monuments?!?!?!?!?! :eek1

    And they personally decide on access or otherwise to these Monuments?!?!?!?!?! :huh

    I spose the only thing left is having to pay to see them.........NAH! That'd never happen.
  5. Sod Buster

    Sod Buster prairie rider

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    Kansas is a different animal, it has the least amount of public land in the U.S. it's pretty much all private property. I would imagine that when the smoke clears from the sale of the Pyramid Ranch that the Monuments will still be open. Folks just need to tread softly and treat them with a little respect.


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  6. Sod Buster

    Sod Buster prairie rider

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    I picked up this small note book at an estate sale, it has news paper articles from the 20s and 30s pasted in it from Kansas, news papers. It has some interesting stories relating to the great plains, this one go's a little into how much of this land became private property.

    Wichita Eagle 1934

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  7. Sod Buster

    Sod Buster prairie rider

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    Just a couple more pages, I hope this isn't to far out in left field for this thread. While not a picture of the great plains these articles do paint a picture of the Kansas portion of the Great Plains of that time.


    Glasco Indian Raid.

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  8. Brakelate

    Brakelate Supermoto Adventurer

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    Excellent material Sod Buster. As I posted months ago, us lurkers do appreciate and enjoy it all. Keep up the good work!
  9. JWhitmore44

    JWhitmore44 pistolero

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    Well it's "deemed a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service" not a monument :) I have no idea what deeming it a National Natural Landmark actually does for it. I'd guess bragging rights.


    Neat article Sod Buster.
  10. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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  11. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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  12. slugdad

    slugdad Been here awhile

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    took this last june in wyoming
    a bit ironic, them critters in the back ground aint beef
  13. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    Took this picture last Sunday near Quitaque in the Texas panhandle.
  14. AlpineGuerrilla

    AlpineGuerrilla Been here awhile

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    I have to say I really enjoy the pictures in this thread. Those landscapes are unlike anything I've seen in Europe so I hope to one day be able to ride through those vast plains. Keen on posting. :clap
  15. fifthcircle

    fifthcircle Beer Knurd

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    I like the video on your Russia/Scandinavia RR. Especially the hottie in St. Petersburg crossing the street :wink:
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    eemsreno Long timer

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    stevie88 I need to go riding with you,, you go all over.
  17. JWhitmore44

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    Cool shot :thumb
  18. Spektrum84

    Spektrum84 Been here awhile

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  19. Sod Buster

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  20. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    Smack in the middle of The Plains. Not great photography skills, but a little different.

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