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 The Skunk River runs near Mount Pleasant. 
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 There is a small recreational area here. 
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 Allison  taking in the view. 
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 More of that takingin business. 
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 Ditto. 
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 A picturesque bridge over the Skunk River. 
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 A closer view of the bridge. 
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 Dad and Connie by the car. 
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 Allison joins them. 
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 Connie decides to photograph me. 
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 A wide waterfall over a dam in the Skunk River. 
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 Wes's construction business which is now owned by
his sons. 
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 How about that!? 
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 There's HON (office furniture) in the background. 
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 A small bird perched on a pole which is the end of
the line. 
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 Mount Pleasant,IA is home to a Bluebird school bus
manufacturing facility. 
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 This is where they grow buses. 
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 Some of these pictures probably are not very
interesting unless you look at the highresolution versions. 
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 More buses... growing. 
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 Grow, buses, grow! 
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 Aisles and aisles of buses. 
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 That's a lot of buses. 
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 Need a bus? 
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 Bluebird has got a bus for you! 

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 Here's a panorama taken from near the Firestone
building east of the Bluebird "plantation." 
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 Kalona, Iowa. 
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 Kalona is where we met several Amish and Mennonite
people. 
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 Allison with Marie Barton who is 98 years old and
has an extremely sharp memory. 
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 This backlit shooting isn't working out so good. 
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 Alright, now I've got the lighting problem fixed.
Now I just need to fix Allison. 
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 Ahh... much better. 
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 Bill McElewe (left) and Bill Barton (right)
looking at maps at Marie's house. 
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 Another one of the two Bills. 
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 Bill McElewe scoops up some food at Marie's house
Thursday afternoon. 
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 Bill continues to build his plate. 
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 From the left: Allison, Bill McElewe, Wes Barton,
Marie Barton. Eating lunch at Marie's house. 
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 Here you can see Bill Barton back at the other end
of the table. On the left side is Connie Andrews (our cousin), and Joyce
McElewe (Bill's wife). 
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 At the smaller table (from the left) is: Wanda
(Wes's sister), Eloise (Wes's other sister), Geraldine (Wes's wife), and
Weston (Wes's grandson). 
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 Marie sitting in her living room chair. 
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 Marie and Connie visit. 
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 Wes at Marie's. 
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 A fat cat (with a small head) at a quilting store
in downtown Mount Pleasant. 
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 Nice cat. 
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 Ahh there's the winning photo. 
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 Now you can begin to see the "fat"
characteristic. 
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 The cat likes to sit on this chair by the door and
watch out the window. 
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 Me... outside the library in Mount Pleasant. 
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 Me... again, because Dad wasn't sure if it worked
the first time. 
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 The Mount Pleasant library. 
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 The movie theater in downtown Mount Pleasant. 
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 I made Dad stop so I could photograph this rock
village in someone's front yard north of Mount Pleasant. 
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 A wider shot of the rock village. 
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 Everyone eating and visiting at Wes's house. 
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 Everyone eating and visiting at Wes's house. 
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 Allison and Julie. 
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 Wes's dog KC. Cute little thing. When he barks,
both his front feet come a couple inches off the ground. I think he looks
like a miniature donkey. 