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The funny part about this picture is that his camera doesn't have a viewfinder to look through. He loves that camera. Lots of pictures taken and some of them turn out good.
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We had debates in Texas about this. He sees me use my viewfinder on my DSLR so he does it like me. I try to explain no, you need to look at your screen. So then he scolds me for not using the screen on mine. :fie:
 


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The infamous TRS mobile headquarters.







Unfortunately we did not have time to visit the storyteller section.



Then we made our way back to camp.



Grilled burgers on the stove for supper since I didn't have room to pack a proper grille and our fire pit did not have a grate. Note the Avalanche and black jeep that passed us on the way down parked across the lane.



Eric made his famous baked beans and supplied Girl Scout cookies for dessert around the campfire.



Packing up to go home and the neighbors dog decided she wanted to move to Iowa...





Interesting display getting gas on the way out of town.



I really like the exo cage for the topper.

 

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The infamous TRS mobile headquarters.







I really like the exo cage for the topper.

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But..........

But..........

I just had the new TRS Staff Coach painted for the anniversary.

I dig the Ranger. I'd love to see and know more about it.
 

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From there we went to Bass Pro's headquarters in Springfield. @Uncle Gump would have a heyday at this place.















I spy with my little eye...





They also had a set up of their original store.



Their original aquarium.






Interesting stuff behind the counter...














Tracker boats are also made in Springfield, we went past the factory on the rally.









I miss Cabelas being Cabelas...

 

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Love that old fishing tackle... I'm sure I have some of that stuff in my collection.
 

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Then onto the Motorsports museum.



This one has seen a better day...



I remember watching them build this...













I always like their displays.











Oliver hijacked my phone to "take a photo"





Then onto the NRA museum









Lewis and Clair with their air rifles.



My favorite era









More for @Uncle Gump













Dunno how accurate it really is, Netflix has an awesome show on this. If not for that I would have no idea who this guy was.



It went on but we had to get going so we quit.

Neat little creek.



The fish just chilling in the strainer crack me up.



We did catch this one at a gas station on the way home. Otherwise, thats all folks.

 
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I just looked it up. I might could make this by next year. It's only an 8 hour drive.
 

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Part 1 of my adventure, the trip west.

 

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Oliver's highlight reel from his camera. It is always fun to see what he find worthy of "taking a photo" and to see the world from his point of view.



















Is that a sasquatch?



No, that is just Eric being sociable (actually he is trying to cook his famous baked beans and block the wind for his stove)



 

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It was our pleasure, it was fun doing the run again and I actually got to drive it so it was kind of new to me.

Kind of funny on your way back I think from Cape Girardeau on you kinda followed our route to LBL last fall. We went across that big bridge (you can see in the background of my civil war memorial pics at Cape Girardeau) and that long narrow bridge across the Ohio River that made my Ranger feel big. We also cut across the dams at LBL too.

Pretty neat drive, Cairo is a very sad little town though. Not sure have experienced sadder.
 
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It was our pleasure, it was fun doing the run again and I actually got to drive it so it was kind of new to me.

Kind of funny on your way back I think from Cape Girardeau on you kinda followed our route to LBL last fall. We went across that big bridge (you can see in the background of my civil war memorial pics at Cape Girardeau) and that long narrow bridge across the Ohio River that made my Ranger feel big. We also cut across the dams at LBL too.

Pretty neat drive, Cairo is a very sad little town though. Not sure have experienced sadder while not even knowing the history of how it got how it is.
I agree about Cairo. I didn’t look ok around and sightsee there. So I don’t know if there are prettier parts of the town. The section I rode through looked like the deserted parts of Detroit or maybe even looked like it had been ravaged by floods.
 
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I agree about Cairo. I didn’t look ok around and sightsee there. So I don’t know if there are prettier parts of the town. The section I rode through looked like the deserted parts of Detroit or maybe even looked like it had been ravaged by floods.
It's worth a Google.
 

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