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Jun 27, 2009 - Outlaw Trail Scenic Byway - Ponca

Today was a good travel day with no rain, sunny, and cool after a cold front moved through the upper plains. We drove from North Sioux City, SD to Valentine, NE along the Outlaw Trail Scenic Byway (aka Nebraska Hwy. 12). It’s a long straight ribbon of asphalt and concrete. Apparently outlaws like Jesse James (not the one from Monster Garage) moved through the area robbing banks and hiding from the law. We stopped in a lot of the little towns along the way. Like the towns in Iowa, most of the small towns (Ponca, Newcastle, Crofton,...

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