Day 1 in Kansas, Sunday, September 9, 2018




A big 15 miles in Kansas.




This little corner of Kansas was lead and zinc mining. Galena, Kansas has residents but not much else these days. 20180909_1037422912517517950670521.jpg






20180909_1245181466691279291927331.jpgContinued through Riverton then, taking the oldest alignment available, crossed the Rainbow Curve Bridge over Brush Creek, constructed 1923. This is the only remaining Marsh Arch Bridge on Route 66. James Barney Marsh was a noted engineer and architect, holder of the patent for this style of bridge of which hundreds were built during the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s,

20180909_1332188060004498544428493.jpgA string of 25 Corvettes passed by us headed east as we turned into Commerce to admire the restored Conoco station, Allens Fillin’ Station, ‘We Fix Flyin’ Saucers’!




Through Baxter Springs and we’re off to find the ‘Sidewalk Highway’ after entering Oklahoma.