Sunday, July 01, 2012

Day Six: Osseo to Michigan City

A fairly uneventful drive, except for having to go back for my sunglasses (prescription lenses!) first thing in the morning. Near Sparta we spotted a hand-painted sign for the "Astronaut Deke Slayton & Bicycle Museum" - or, as it's actually called,The Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum. Unfortunately, we didn't have time to stop...

Where we ate breakfast - Moe's Almost World Famous Diner - a great place

Moe's Almost World Famous Diner

Molly's Rude Awakening, where we got great coffee

Molly's Rude Awakening

Molly's Rude Awakening

Home of the farmer?

the Dells

Cheese! (It is Wisconsin)

Cheese

More cheese

cheese chalet

My Seattle-based friend was especially amused at this:

Cascade Mountain skiing

And here is the site of the alleged mountain:

Cascade mountain?

The Wisconsin river

Wisconsin river

More, yes, cheese:



All the county roads were named with letters - some single, some double. We passed OO and EW, too.

strange highway

Welcome to Illinois!

Welcome to Illinois

A farm

farm

Chicago skyline

Chicago

Welcome to Indiana! (we weren't in Illinois very long)

welcome to Indiana

The Bridge Inn - with the bridge

The Bridge Inn - with bridge

A train on the bridge
train on bridge

And almost immediately after the train passed, they blew a very loud horn and spun it out for the river traffic:

brdges drawn (or spun(

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