This next shot of the grain elevator was taken in Cunningham, Kansas. I always seem to get pigeons in my grain elevator shots. (Teresa will get what I mean)
The next four shots were taken in Greensburg, Kansas. This town was hit by a devastating F5 tornado in May of this year. There is not much left of what once was a pleasant and quiet little town. Greensburg is the home of the largest hand dug well in the world. I can't even imagine coming out of my basement after this one. The damage was so severe they are even digging out the foundations of the homes. The prairie seems to be recovering the town.
The first two shots are downtown.
I love cornfields and this one really got me to stop.
This was something I had never seen before. This camp was an internment camp for Japanese-Americans during the Second World War. What a sad chapter in our history. The camp has largely returned to the wild as you see in the final two pictures. All that remains are the concrete slab foundations of the barracks the Japanese-Americans stayed in. The cactus, yucca and sagebrush are filling in the rest of the camp. I think it has only recently been procured and converted into a historical park
Tomorrow I move on to Old Bent's Fort, Great Sand Dunes National Park and then Chama, New Mexico.
Hope every enjoys following along.