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Posted March 25, 2010 - 08:22 PM

Thought you guys might like some pics from my hotel room while at Kansas City meeting. I was on the 37th floor at the Hyatt Regency. Yeah, I know...a redneck at such a swanky hotel?? In one you can see them unloading the real "Elsie the Cow".
Then there's the old "Western Auto" office building. Anyone out there own an old "Wizard" mower? Still snow on the ground too. Saw cars, etc with 6" snow on tops.

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Posted March 25, 2010 - 08:27 PM

Older pics from previous meetings show the refurbished "Union Station" railway center.
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Posted March 25, 2010 - 09:55 PM

Neat photos! Looks like a nice city. Which number Elsie is that? Has there always been a "live" Elsie?

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Posted March 25, 2010 - 09:59 PM

I love going in the old railway stations. They are fabulous looking inside and out. Did they keep the old benches when they refurbished it?

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Posted March 25, 2010 - 10:06 PM

Have a good time in the big city Dan! Nice pictures. The one and only time I was there was for the national FFA convention in 1972.

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Posted March 26, 2010 - 04:38 AM

Nice pictures.

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Posted March 26, 2010 - 07:39 AM

Nice pictures,you must be a early riser too.By the looks of the pics they were taken early,there's not to much traffic or people walking around.Looks like most big city's bet you its easy to get lost in.Maybe not if you have the new technology GPS.Larry

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Posted March 26, 2010 - 08:38 AM

My BIL had me use his GPS, but I know the way out here like the back of my hand. BUT, I was nursing cheese leaking from a Arby's ham & cheddar (I know, not on my diet list) when she (GPS) said split right. So I just did it being I was in a messy situation & I was headed south!!!!!! Can't always trust technology.
Just a few benches that I've seen, but they may be in storage. Usually they have some kind of display setups all over. Several years ago, they had a Titanic display. MANY parts of the ship & personal effects. Even had a MASSIVE connecting rod from one of the ship's engines. Gave me a weird sensation up close to these things knowing what happened that fateful day. I somehow lost track of those pics. Just across the street from Union Station is the WWI Memorial. I haven't found those pics, but I have them somewhere.

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Posted March 26, 2010 - 08:57 AM

Sounds like a nice city to visit. I would love to have seen that Titanic display. I wonder where all the articles are at now? I've been to the Shipwreck Museum, at Whitefish Point, Michigan. They have artifacts from the Edmond Fitzgerald. I know what you mean about having a weird feeling being next to those things. It is especially that way, at Whitefish Point, because the ship went down just a few miles away. The museum, is a very humbling experience.

Thanks again, for sharing the pictures, and information, on some of the sights around K.C.

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Posted March 26, 2010 - 09:13 AM

Nice pictures, I love those Fountains in that one pic :thumbs:




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