Today we ride along old sections of route US-50. Some of the old bridges are still standing. but access is impossible
Then she finds a playground for farmer's children. Who else would have a John Deere swing set.
We came across the intersection of US 50 going east-west and US51 going north - south. Is not the physical center of the country, but we are getting there.
Then we spotted this bit if philosophical wisdom.... or whatever. Must have meant a lot to the person who build and erected it. Is that a Jonathon Livingston Seagull quote?
We reached Jefferson City for the night. No rain on us today. Hot but a good ride. US50 crossing Southern Missouri, Illinois and Indiana is loaded with easy curves, hills and dips, a fun Ural day.