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Riding the back roads of South Texas..............

Kelley (Texas)

New member
These are a few pictures taken the last few years while riding my bike on the back roads of South Texas. I took lots of pictures, met many interesting people, some who have become friends, and took tons of notes about my adventures. Some day I will put all the bits and pieces together and write a journal about my South Texas adventures. Below are a few of the pictures that I have taken. Kelley (Texas) :)

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Jim West Pa

New member
love to do Fred. I learned from my years of coast to coast truck driving that there are lots of wonderfull American people
off of the beaten path. Not to meantion the best meals. :thumbup:
i hope that some day my health allows mt do exactly what you did.
Thanx for sharin'
Nice Boulevard !!!
 

Jim West Pa

New member
n/t
 

Kelley (Texas)

New member
Many of the sites that I visited were towns that were dying, but still had old folks living in them. I would ride around the town, taking lots of pictures and notes. Please note that metal detecting was not my primary reason for being in the small town, but rather I was there for recording the historical aspect of the area. One small town had an old emtpy hotel where I found a wheat penny near the foot of the steps leading to the second floor. After taking the picture, I was walking around the old hotel when I spotted the penny on the surface of the ground. I must admit that I wished that I had brought a metal detector with me. This is a picture of the old hotel.

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I found this old ball field right in the middle of town. Someone had recently cut the grass and it would have been easy metal detecting the site.

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When cool weather arrives, I plan on driving back out to this old town and spending the day metal detecting. Say, I hope that I do not get in trouble for posting this story on this Forum...I don't believe this is what Gary had in mind when he created it. As such, I will not be posting something like this again on this Forum. Kelley (Texas) :)
 

Royal

Well-known member
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