Okie Rumble V, October 2001
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- Just after leaving: Mineola-E. Williston line.
- Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
- Roosevelt Av. underpass.
- Queens Blvd. Looking for a firehouse to buy
FDNY shirts for a friend who'll be at Okie.
During layover in Chicago, rode to a supermarket and had lunch at a Chinese
- Sears Tower, from supermarket lot.
- Along Lake Michigan.
- Marina, Lake Michigan.
- Graffiti in restroom, suggesting that writer
desires that which he criticizes.
Took overnight train to Little Rock, Arkansas, arriving around dawn, then
biked to Oklahoma City from there.
- Just assembled bike & ready to leave station
- Arkansas Route 10, a few miles west of Little
- Near Lake Maumelle.
- Descending from a mountain pass in the Ozarks.
- The valley past the mountain pass.
- Mountain range to the north of the valley,
whose highest point is 2753-foot Magazine Mountain.
- Interesting names of towns out here (Casa &
- ...Counties too.
- Hill and rain in western Arkansas.
- A long, gradual incline, which becomes typical of
western Arkansas terrain, and continues into Oklahoma.
- Just east of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
- The Arkansas-Oklahoma state line.
- Top of hill in eastern Oklahoma.
- Haskell County, Oklahoma; the terrain is almost
but not quite flat, continuing the gradual gain in altitude (Little Rock being
around 300, and Oklahoma City 1100 feet elevation).
- Rolling terrain - 1 |
- Storm cellars and bail bonds.
- Approaching Eufaula, first sign mentioning
- Entrance ramp to Route 69, Eufaula area.
Sign's upside down, not that it matters in this case. ;-)
- On Route 69.
- Hay there -- it's ready for shipping.
- Near Shawnee, not far from Oklahoma City. A
front comes through; no precipitation but strong winds and unusual-looking
sky. No tornadoes either.
- The front coming through.
- Midwest City.
- Oklahoma City -- the skyline comes into view.
- The Oklahoma City Memorial.
- Welcome to the Habana Inn.
- Room at the Habana Inn.
- Habana Inn Corridor late at night.
- The storage place across from the Habana Inn at
So, where's the wrestling pics? You'll have to see the other years' pages
for that; in 2001 I couldn't stop wrestling long enough to take pictures of
any matches. If you have any 2001 pics to contribute, feel free to e-mail
them and I'll post them.
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