Roadtreking

Category Archives: Roger & Lynn Brucker

Off the Beaten Path: Verde Canyon Railroad

Maybe you think steam trains were all the west has to offer, but you would be wrong. The Durango & Silverton RR and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad are…

Off the Beaten Path: Sandstone & Lava Gems

Our trip to the southwest on historic Route 66 has taken us through some beautiful scenery, but in reading about the area we saw in New Mexico, some of the…

Off the Beaten Path: New Mexico Mining Museum

On our slow Roadtrek trip southwest following Historic Route 66, we found a listing for the New Mexico Mining Museum in Grants, New Mexico – but we never found any…

Off the Beaten Path: Palo Duro Canyon

“Texas’ best kept secret,” said one Texas governor. He referred to “The Grand Canyon of Texas,” Palo Duro Canyon. We found it in a tourist brochure shortly before approaching Amarillo,…

Off the Beaten Path: Amarillo RV Museum

Route 66 crosses the Texas Panhandle, and the best known city is Amarillo. The premier RV museum in the Southwest is here, Jack Sisemore’s RV Museum located at Jack Sisemore…

Off the Beaten Path: An Oklahoma Blue Whale

Craftsman welder and artisan Hugh Davis created a surprise wedding anniversary gift for his wife Zelta between 1970 and 1972. She loved whales. He constructed a life size ferroconcrete smiling…

Off The Beaten Path: Three Missouri Caves

Missouri is known as the “cave state,” and on our trip down Historic U.S. 66 we passed three well-known show caves – two privately owned and one (formerly privately owned)…