Posts Tagged “Kansas”

Day 9 – Fire Station and Railroad

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Day 9 – Fire Station and Railroad

While we were eating lunch, the fire chief invited us to stop and visit the fire station in Galena.  Why not?  It’s not often you’re invited by a town dignitary to come visit.

The fire station is next to the restored old train station.  It’s a double-whammy of a Route 66 stop.

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Day 9 – State to State

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Day 9 – State to State

Day 9 – State to State Day 9 is the day we go from state (Missouri) to state (Kansas) to state (Oklahoma).  It’s odd that Kansas is not represented in the Route 66 Song.  Yet, there are some neat places to see in Kansas.  One of them is Galena. You roll in to Galena, and…

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Day 9 – The Small Stuff

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Day 9 – The Small Stuff

Day 9 – The Small Stuff As we leave our friends in Joplin, we head southwest on Historic Route 66.  We keep seeing the small stuff as we drive along.  By small stuff, I’m talking about an old car here, a service station there and someone’s homemade Route 66 sign. (Original on-the-road post for Day…

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MO KS OK

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MO KS OK

MO KS OK in one day.  We went from Missouri, through the corner of Kansas and ended in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  We covered a lot of miles.

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