A beautiful day to be on the backroads of Kansas. It was a busy day, as farmers are harvesting their fall crops. Please drive carefully and be sure to give the combines, grain carts and trucks plenty of room.
Sorghum also called Milo is a feed grain for cattle. There are twenty-five species of sorghum. Some species are grown for its grain other species are grown for fodder.
Sweet Sorghum/Cane grows 10′ tall and is harvested and chopped up or baled for feed.
Cane is made into ensilage and was stored in a silo. Most silos are abandoned, now the ensilage is stored in a trench silo.
Milo is harvested for its grain.
Last cutting of alfalfa.
We’re in NORWAY!!
When the railroad was built thru Kackley in 1887, it was a trade center, home to 200 people, now it has a population of 13.
Remains of the General Store
White Rock, KS
Settled in 1871 along the west bank of the Republican river. The town at one time had 3 general stores, saw mill, corn mill and a hotel. Only a couple of houses remain.
Pawnee Indian Village in the late 1700’s this was a site of a village. There is a museum located on this land. Here is a link to that information Pawnee Indian Museum