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Big Brutus Electric Shovel – Kansas Tuesdays April 23, 2019

Updated April 23, 2019: added missing link to Tripadvisor which WordPress appeared to eat. I have never visited Big Brutus, http://www.bigbrutus.org/, the largest surviving electric shovel still in existence. It wasn’t the largest ever built, but there are no larger … Continue reading

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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Vicksburg – Mississippi Mondays April 22, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Atlas Obscura – Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/biedenharn-coca-cola-museum. Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/Biedenharn-Coca-Cola-Museum-170178739687498/ Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Biedenharn%20Coca-Cola%20Museum%20Vicksburg (May be some mix with Monroe, Louisiana Museum) Google Maps: Google Maps Location (Street View if you click on the … Continue reading

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Two Sets of Hot and Cold Water Towers – Kansas Tuesdays April 16, 2019

If you read my Mississippi Mondays yesterday – Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/04/15/ruleville-hot-and-cold-water-towers-mississippi-mondays-april-15-2019/, I decided to check Roadside America today and found Pratt, Kansas https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/3488 had water towers named Hot and Cold. After a bit more research to see … Continue reading

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Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers – Mississippi Mondays April 15, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Roadside America – Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/51580. Atlas Obscura: No listing located Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/search/str/Ruleville+Water+Towers+MS/keywords_search Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Ruleville%20MS%20Water%20Towers Google Maps: Google Maps Location (if you click on the road … Continue reading

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Putz-n-Glo Indoor Black Light Miniature Golf, Rapid City, South Dakota – Weirdness Wednesdays April 10, 2019

I have been to Rapid City, South Dakota, think it was around Summer 1976 if memory serves. I am pretty sure I didn’t make it to Putz-n-Glo Indoor Black Light Miniature Golf – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/24684. I did make to some of … Continue reading

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Aberdeen, Mississippi: Lady Buried in Rocking Chair – Mississippi Mondays April 8, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Roadside America – Aberdeen, Mississippi: Lady Buried in Rocking Chair (Mrs. Needham Whitfield died 1887) https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/41644. Atlas Obscura: No listing located BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Old-Aberdeen-Cemetery/317610 Facebook (website or blog page): nothing found Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18551554/needham-whitfield Flickr: No … Continue reading

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi: Crooked Feather, 30-Foot-Tall Indian Head – Mississippi Mondays

Once again Roadside America to the rescue – Ocean Springs, Mississippi: Crooked Feather, 30-Foot-Tall Indian Head: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/46364. This 1999 giant Indian head, sculpted by Thomas King, is a replica of a 1975 giant Indian head sculpted by Peter “Wolf” Toth. … Continue reading

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