Monthly Archives: October 2014

Low Point of the Trip

Mary and I hit the low point of the trip. No, it was not an emotional low, but an altitude low (snicker, snicker). We went to Bodega Bay, CA to get to the Pacific Ocean.  We left clear blue sky … Continue reading

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Fernley, Nevada

The last stop in Nevada on the loneliest highway was Fernley.  Fernley is a more recent, modern town.  We did see the train depot and some large “art.”

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A Pony Express Day

About 15 miles west of Austin, Nevada we stopped to see our first Pony Express Station, Mt Airy.  We had to walk about a half mile into the cattle range to find a few ruins. The next stop was Cold … Continue reading

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Stoke’s Castle

Austin, Nevada is another old mining town on US 50, The Loneliest Highway in America.  We stayed in a hotel and received a 10% discount because Mary paid cash.  The hotel owner gives the discount because Austin does not have … Continue reading

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Hickison Petroglyphs

A little distance east of Austin, Nevada, we stopped at the Hutchison Petroglyphs. These are pictures scratched into the rocks by Indians.  Unfortunately the brochures were all gone, so I cannot provide additional information.   Climbing up on a small out-crop … Continue reading

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2014 IH Sierra Fall Rallye Photos

Photos from the 2014 IH Sierra Fall Rallye.

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Hard to Escape Cincinnati

We were reminded of Cincinnati several times in Eureka, NV. Two safes were made by a Cincinnati company were in the Eureka County Courthouse District Court Room. And the Presbyterian Church bell.    

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Thank you Scoutco LLC!

This is a big “Thank you!” to Scoutco, LLC for designing the SydneyAcrossAmerica.com logo and providing decals for Sydney’s windows and Cali. Jennifer and Mike Moore designed the logo for us. And then provided window decals for Sydney and Cali. … Continue reading

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2014 IH Sierra Fall Rallye

So another wonderful truck show, I mean family reunion is over. Sydney represented the Midwest Scouts very well. The first trophy is Second Place in the Traveler / Terra Class. Rusty won First with her Traveler.  The little plaque is … Continue reading

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Osceola, Nevada

  Osceola, Nevada is a ghost town in eastern Nevada.  We drove by the sign on the east side of Sacramento Pass and kept going on US 50.  Back down on the other side, we saw the sign again and … Continue reading

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