Bill, April (Noel's wife), Noel, and Mark.

Bill, Noel, Mark, and Larry. When we got to Bill's sister Lucy's in Iowa City - they drug out this newspaper article - and suggested we all go get lost in a corn maze! The corn was taller than we were - so you couldn't see over it. - We joked that only Iowans would go out in a cornfield - at midday when it was sunny and 90 degrees. Off to explore America! - We really moaned when we passed by 'four CORNers'. Lucy's dog acts like a dog - and her cat, totally disinterested, acts like a cat.
Lucy and Bill. A close-up of Lucy and Bill. Halfway across Iowa we came upon someone's huge model train layout. - This was their rendition of San Francisco. The AAA book shows a 'pioneer museum' in every county! - We'll go see the one in Minden, Nebraska - because two different people said it was the best. Harold Warp's Pioneer Village - This dude had more transportation vehicles - than anyone we've ever seen.  He even had - a replica of the Wright Brothers plane.
This collection had to be worth a fortune. - What was weird for Bill was he went to high school - with a kid named 'Harold Warp' and at some point - he realized this stuff belonged to HIM! The exhibits were set about a round grassy plaza. Larry gets nostalgic in the one room school house. This is the oldest merry-go-round in the United States. - It is powered by the steam engine you see. Heading west, we run into some showers.

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