On Tuesday, I drove along Route 20 from Sioux City, Iowa, to Merriman, Nebraska. At Merriman, I headed north into South Dakota, but that’s a story for another day.
In Sioux City, the Missouri River was flooded!
I soon was entering Nebraska:
In Nebraska, as in Iowa, there were many fields of crops. A lot of corn. Also, amber waves of grain.
I noticed some interesting devices used for watering the crops, that I dubbed irrigation snakes. I wonder what they are really called (I hope snake is in the name, because that’s exactly what they look like!).
And, for the first time in my life[*], I entered the Mountain Time Zone. I’m not sure why Nebraska is divided in half by the time zone, but it is.
And I arrived in Merriman, the end of today’s Rte 20 journey:
More pictures from today are here.