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After breakfast, while Brenda, Hugh's wife, helps a neighbor, Hugh gave Mike Brenda and I
tour of his Toy Warehouse and Woods on a Acreage a few blocks away.
Warehouse - Hugh & his Boy ride motorcycles, The tractor is his Father’s
The Woods - We drive pass the Fire pit in the wood – site of many past youth group gathering.
Tour of Burwell
The tour began with Riverside Park & Lake on North side of town - The Broken Bridge is from a floods in the 1920's
Nebraska Big Rodeo Grounds
We explored the grounds of the Nebraska Big Rodeo & Garfield County fair , including cargo containers press box
and steel chutes. The chutes is a gift to the Rodeo.
Railroad Turntable - It was the end of the CB & Q branch rail line.
Standing on the Historical Turntable, we visited with Kevin, the Owner of TNT Diesel Service, Just east of the turntable.
Lunch @ Plaza Palace
License Plates, Market & Water Tower
After Lunch, we viewed Kevin’s wall of License Plates from every Nebraska County.
He is the Owner of TNT Diesel Service. The livestock market is nearby.
Calamus Lake Outing - Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area & Pebble Creek Road
Drive to Fish Hatchery at Calamus Reservoir.
After viewing the wall of License Plates at TNT Diesel Service, we head for Calamus Fish Hatchery, Crossing
the North Loup River, Calamus River and the Calamus Reservoir dam. Lake water is low due lack of rain.
Calamus Fish Hatchery - Biggest and Newest in state.
After viewing the education exhibits in the Visitor Center, we had an inside tour by Jim
he is administrator and friend of Hugh from Church.
Pebble Creek Road – Follows the north side of Calamus River
We return to burwell by the way of scenic Pebble Creek Road, with stops at Littlefield Monument and
the Historical Marker on Highway 91 - the Pebble Creek Fight & Easter Blizzard of 1873
Burwell Weekend Trip 2012 - Tour Burwell, Rodeo & lakes
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