Out of the Ozarks and into the Midwest Plains
Little bit of rain last night. Not very heavy and over by morning. Still warm. Over 60 degrees early this morning.
Further west we headed. Small detour to go by the home where Laura Ingles Wilder wrote her books. She wrote about other places in her life but the writing took place in southern Missouri. No good place to park carbus so we continued on to Springfield and the cheapest gas we have seen the entire trip – $2.95/gal at Sam’s. Other stations – $2.98. Wish that could continue further west.
Not sure I’d drive a buggy on a 65mph road. Seems to be done a lot though. Note wear lane from horseshoes.
Characteristic trait of old Route 66. It follows the contour of the land. No cuts in banks to level road.
We stopped for the day in Oswego in the far southeastern corner of Kansas. Tomorrow, Wichita – again.