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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    Maybe that would be a good meeting spot.
  2. Buffalo Bill

    Buffalo Bill kickthetire.litethefire

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    That might work.......I had initially offered to meet in Beemer, NE and have lunch with Jed in October while he is in the area visiting...

    Klay, when were you thinking about Broken Bow? Are you in the area?


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  3. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    Uncle Buck's in Brewster?? The place in Broken Bow is ok.
  4. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    I'm in southern Minnesota. I was thinking of a Nebraska ride in the middle of October, if it isn't too cold. It would probably be a mid-week ride, so I'm not sure if scheduling a meet-up would work.

    I was thinking of following the rail lines along the North Platte, then taking the fork up to Alliance, then go up east of the Black Hills and follow the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern back to Minnesota. Three days.
  5. Tallboy

    Tallboy hiding in the tallgrass

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    the bar & grill in the old hotel in Broken Bow is pretty decent.

    Klay - there is decent camping at Victoria Springs State Recreation Area just a bit north of Broken Bow....don't know how late the showers stay open in the year.
  6. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    I'll probably motel it, and just take emergency camping gear.

    I've stayed in the Arrow Hotel more than once. That one on the southwest corner of the town square, right?
  7. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    Showers etc should be open through mid-November (deer season and all).
  8. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    yup.
  9. funhouse

    funhouse Overdue

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    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/4kqBRoONZfZsEri1fUsY_w?authkey=Gv1sRgCKLu1f2Ao-rg3wE&feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/_H523KXCGSok/STbMeRatmvI/AAAAAAAADWY/WtALPpDQfcs/s800/P8040030.JPG" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/bfasantabarbara/IOWASteveSHome?authkey=Gv1sRgCKLu1f2Ao-rg3wE&feat=embedwebsite">IOWA/Steve's Home</a></td></tr></table>

    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/1-vzMVv4BGSXa8WjtpmIvg?authkey=Gv1sRgCPKWwOHW5MivEg&feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/_H523KXCGSok/STVwaIq3JaI/AAAAAAAAAOw/sjBqs_irNpc/s800/Great-Plains-view.jpg" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/bfasantabarbara/FamilyVacations?authkey=Gv1sRgCPKWwOHW5MivEg&feat=embedwebsite">Family Vacations</a></td></tr></table>

    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/BmJM5H5zbAgt8QfpKyS5pA?authkey=Gv1sRgCPKWwOHW5MivEg&feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/_H523KXCGSok/STVymyeQHEI/AAAAAAAAAT8/8z-_92mjQkw/s800/Chimmney-Rock%2C-Nb-plus-frie.jpg" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/bfasantabarbara/FamilyVacations?authkey=Gv1sRgCPKWwOHW5MivEg&feat=embedwebsite">Family Vacations</a></td></tr></table>

    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/FGDeIGTSfWHwZPkH5SVwGA?authkey=Gv1sRgCPj1lZTi_-v5SQ&feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/_H523KXCGSok/STccub4omNI/AAAAAAAADdk/znxFmRXEw1I/s800/P5110037.JPG" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/bfasantabarbara/Texas?authkey=Gv1sRgCPj1lZTi_-v5SQ&feat=embedwebsite">Texas</a></td></tr></table>
    pre-Civil War slave quarters.......
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    quiz: one of these photos was NOT taken on the plains....hint: SALLY
  10. ZappBranigan

    ZappBranigan Been here awhile

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  11. AaronADV

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  12. Klay

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  13. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    Klay -- where did you take the loco pic?
  14. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    I take so many pictures of trains that I would be hard-pressed to say exactly where, but I'm pretty sure it's along Highway 30 in Nebraska, probably the eastern third of the state.


    The highway/tree picture is west of Sterling on Highway 14. I have a picture of it from 25 years ago somewhere, too.
  15. GSbiker

    GSbiker new and un-improved

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    Union Pacific, double track and flat. I'm guessing somewhere between Grand Island and Kearney.
  16. Buffalo Bill

    Buffalo Bill kickthetire.litethefire

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    My guess;;;;

    First town west of Grand Island on hwy30, where the tracks cross hwy 30 to go out to the old Ammo Plant.....
  17. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    You old guys know where everything is! :evil
  18. Staxrider

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  19. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    Here is the satellite image of that location. The physical layout in the picture is congruent to this location. But I usually take pictures at grade crossings. We won't know for sure until someone makes a reconnaissance.


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    Whoops! A little further to the east, there is a grade crossing.


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  20. Buffalo Bill

    Buffalo Bill kickthetire.litethefire

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    Buffalo Gap National Grassland, South Dakota.......Blackhills in the distance...............

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    Windcave National Park, Hot Springs South Dakota...............
    Army Buddy and Riding Partner for the Trip .......Troy on his "Piece of Shit KLR"...............:freaky

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    Open Road in South Eastern Montana hwy 212 headed to Broadus, MT..

    THe KLR is not really a POS, he just calls it that once in awhile..The bike actually lead the way for most of the 10,000 mile trip..

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    Gassing in Broadus, MT.......Little Brother Cushman...........


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    Lewistown, MT...........One of the Gems of the Montana High Plains......


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    Near Heart Butte, MT.....With smoke from some fires filling the sky..


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    Iron Ponies..

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    These last few shots were on the way back from AK...First hot day of riding in 3 weeks....102 in the shade....We were not happy campers..

    More smoke to the west...

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