|Reproduction of Dodge City|
Dodge City . . .
Spent this morning in Dodge City, KS looking around the city . . . or should I say a replica of the original town as it stood back in the late 1800's. It was interesting as we learned a lot of facts that we didn't know about some of the old wild west days. Such as there were two front streets, one on each side of the railroad tracks. On the North side guns were not allowed and on the South side . . . well, anything goes.
|Boot Hill Cemetery . . . is empty . . .|
|Scarey standing in front of these longhorns|
We saw the Santa Fe Trail and traveled it for miles into Colorado on Hwy 50. We decided to take this route instead of an interstate. If you want to see fields of grain, large silos that look like they sit in the middle of the highway from a distance, acres of feed lots for the cattle, then this is the road to take. Not much of anything else on this road. Even the towns look dead except for a few liquor joints for the workers.
We arrived in Pueblo West, CO and are staying at Haggards RV Campground. It's a quiet and barren place . . . no trees at all. That's totally new for us coming from the mountains of NC. But it is a good layover place on our way to the Pikes Peak Cog Railway.