6427 Miles: A Tour of America
By Gerard Forgnone
Monday, September 9, 2013
Rock Springs, Wyoming to Cheyenne, Wyoming
the KOA Kampground in Rock Springs...not much to look
at! The wooden fences are tent camp areas, and
there are KOA Kabins in the background.
AHHHH! Breakfast! Free, from the KOA
I saw two of these structures along I-80 in Wyoming,
between the freeway and the railroad. Does
anyone know what they're for? No windows, a
door, and a chimney.
This was a super nice rest stop on I-80, the
And so we have a sculpture of Mr. Lincoln!
This thing was huge!
These two information sheets were inside the
visitor center. Interesting!
At the visitor's center, I discovered that a
monument to the Ames Brothers was nearby. As I
neared the exit, the weather was looking iffy.
Once at the exit, I saw that the road to the Ames
Monument was going to be dirt. The Mounty is 2
wheel drive, and with the bad weather, I didn't want
to risk it. And yes, that's SNOW!
More snow at the exit!
Bad weather ahead! It rained a bit, not too
Here is the KOA in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It was a
nice one, brand new.
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