This photo was taken from the geographical center of the United States, a few miles from the small town of Lebanon, Kansas. This road is the only road leading in and out to the geographic center and marker.
This monument marks the geographical center of the U.S.
This little Chapel (on wheels) was about the only other item of significance at the geographical center of the U.S.
Grain elevators in Lebanon, KS
This is main street in Lebanon, Kansas. As I drove through town I didn't see a single person. Despite the black cat crossing my path, I didn't encounter any bad luck.
The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper played their last concert here on the night of their plane crash on February 3, 1959.
Rear view of the Surf Ballroom.
This is the memorial at the plane crash site. It is located along a field one-half mile from the nearest road.
This is where you park to walk to the memorial. It is out in the middle of nowhere!
Johnny Carson's hometown of Norfolk, Nebraska. The house he grew up on is on this main drag through town.
This was the Johnny Carson house. It was empty and for sale the day I took these pictures. Photographed in May 2003.
Crossing the bridge from Yankton, SD into Nebraska.
The Missouri River as seen from Yankton, South Dakota.
Scott at Big Sioux River in Falls Park, Sioux Falls, SD.
Scott works at this hospital.
Monument overlooking Souix Falls, South Dakota.
Mr. Bend at a muffler shop in Sioux Falls, SD