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
Molly's Rude Awakening, where we got great coffee
Home of the farmer?
Cheese! (It is Wisconsin)
My Seattle-based friend was especially amused at this:
And here is the site of the alleged mountain:
The Wisconsin river
More, yes, cheese:
All the county roads were named with letters - some single, some double. We passed OO and EW, too.
Welcome to Illinois!
Welcome to Indiana! (we weren't in Illinois very long)
The Bridge Inn - with the bridge
A train on the bridge
And almost immediately after the train passed, they blew a very loud horn and spun it out for the river traffic: