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Rolling in a RV: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

(Dec. 5, 2018) -- Years of overgrazing, logging, river diversion, and invasive non-native plants had destroyed the wetlands and flood plain of the Rio Grande in central New Mexico when President Roosevelt gave the young men of the Civilian Conservation Corp the task of restoring the area.

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Rolling in a RV: Route 66 boondocking

(Nov. 7, 2018) -- One of the best sections of Historic Route 66 starts about 5 miles west of Ash Fork, Arizona and continues for 170 miles all the way to Topock, Arizona. We wanted a place to spend the night and found a good spot listed on freecampsites.

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Rolling in a RV: McCubbin’s Transformers

(Oct. 26, 2018) -- Reasons to travel the backroads – very little traffic, slower speeds, interesting scenery, and giant Transformers! We spotted Optimus Prime guarding the parking lot of Mike McCubbin’s body shop at the eastern edge Stillwater, OK and immediately turned around to get a closer look.

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Rolling in a RV: Mammoth Springs State Park

(Oct. 23, 2018) -- Mammoth Spring pumps out nine million gallons of water an hour. A dam built in 1887 created a small lake and provided power for a flour mill, cotton mill, and cotton gin. In 1925 the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company bought the rights to the dam and built a hydroelectric plant that was in use until 1972.

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Rolling in a RV: Haines shoe house

(Oct. 16, 2018) -- The giant shoe was built in 1948 for Mahlon Haines as an advertisement for his shoe company. It has five stories, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, and a living room.

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Rolling in a RV: Museum of the American Revolution

(Oct. 4, 2018) -- Interesting exhibits, historical artifacts (including Washington’s campaign tent) and audio visual displays make this museum a good place to learn about the events leading up to the 1776 Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War.

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