Dino Trip 2003 - Bismarck to Sioux City, Iowa

We left Bismarck just after 11 AM and arrived in Sioux City around 7:30 PM.

The Jamestown, North Dakota rest stop. Note the public art above the plate glass windows. Also, the photographer is reflected in the lower right pane.

20030701-2506-ND-Jamestown-Rest-Stop (53K)

We slowed for construction of these cuts in the right lane of I-94. What are they for?

20030701-2518-ND-Road-Cuts (50K)

We planned to eat outside Fargo just off the Interstate. There were plenty of signs advertising restaurants. However, after we headed south on I-29 we found that the restaurants must have been on the continuation of I-94 east. By the time we were sure, we were too far south to go back.

Finally we made it to Wahpeton, North Dakota. It was 10 miles east of I-29, on the Bois de Sioux River just west of Breckenridge, Minnesota. We found a Subway sandwich shop, where we ate a familiar meal. It was nearly 3:00 PM, a bit later than we wanted to eat.

We rejoined I-29 and continued south to South Dakota. We found this sign at a rest stop just into South Dakota. Detail

In commemoration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's wisdom and foresight in committing the nation to the construction of the Interstate and Defense Highway System, Congress passed legislation in October 1990 renaming the system as the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways. //  This unprecedented public works project has provided a high speed highway system connecting major population centers throughout the United States. This system has advanced the state-of-the-art in highway design providing a safe efficient facility. Thousands of lives have been saved and countless injuries have been avoided because of this system. Much of the economic growth enjoyed by the United States can be directly attributed to this highway system. // The five stars in the adjacent sign recognize President Eisenhower's unprecedented military career during which time he achieved the rank of Five Star General. General Eisenhower was supreme commander of Allied Expeditionary Forces in Western Europe during World War II, Army Chief of Staff in 1945, and supreme commander of NATO forces in 1951 before becoming President of the United States in 1953. Dwight David Eisenhower was President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

Glacial Lakes Rest Area, South Dakota

20030701-2528-SD-Rest-Teepee (59K)

20030701-2529-SD-Rest-Glacial-Lakes (83K)

Part of the Whetstone Valley, to the north

20030701-2534-SD-Whetstone-Valley (40K)

20030701-2533-SD-Rest-Whetstone (92K)

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