Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-14-2005, 10:48 AM   #29
Rivet Master
 
Pahaska's Avatar
 
2014 Interstate Ext. Coach
Hays County , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 5,819
Images: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by j54mark
The rally site is on FR 112, about 3/4 mile from FR 119.

From US 65, I'd still go on up to I-44, then east to the next exit (744). But you could get off at the 744/Kearney street exit, then go east on 744 about two miles to FR 119.

Mark
Your description matches the map in my Blue Beret. I was planning on getting off 65 onto 744/Kearney and coming in that way unles someone tells me that those roads aren't suitable. I saw no need to get on the interstate given that the other roads are numbered roads.
__________________

__________________
John W. Irwin
2014.5 Touring Coach, "Sabre-Dog IV"
WBCCI #9632
Pahaska is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2005, 01:30 PM   #30
Rivet Master
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 1,482
Images: 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pahaska
I was planning on getting off 65 onto 744/Kearney and coming in that way unles someone tells me that those roads aren't suitable. I saw no need to get on the interstate given that the other roads are numbered roads.
Either way, your last mile or so is on county numbered roads - and they are fine too, just typical narrow blacktop roads.

744 is a perfectly decent road (it is old Route 66), but it can't be an extra 3/4 mile to go around by I-44 and it dumps you out RIGHT THERE where you need to go on down to the rally site. No need to make the sharp right hand turn off 744 on to FR 119.

To try and clarify something, the 744/OO/FR 119 intersection is a simple north/south east/west intersection. From the intersection going east it is OO. Going south it is FR 119. Going back west to US 65 or north to I-44 it is 744.

Mark
__________________

__________________
'85 Sovereign, 25'
j54mark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2005, 06:50 PM   #31
Rivet Master
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 1,482
Images: 19
Update -

It is with great sadness I must report the closing of DaVinci's Pizza. He is preparing a new full service Italian restaurant, but in the meantime....

Mark
__________________
'85 Sovereign, 25'
j54mark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2005, 01:39 PM   #32
Rivet Master
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 1,482
Images: 19
Road Work on I-44

According to this morning's Springfield newspaper, resurfacing is about to begin on I-44 between the 744 exit and the Strafford exit, just east of Springfield. This is the area of the International Rally.

The plan is to close one lane at a time for resurfacing. This will slow and back up traffic considerably during much of the day. For those of you coming from the east on I-44, you can pick up the south outer road easily at the Northview exit, six miles east of the Strafford exit, and take it directly to the turn on FR 119. Coming from the west, if it is really moving slow, you can exit at US 65 then go south less than a mile to Kearney/744, then back east to FR 119. If you are arriving on US 65, it may be best to take the Kearney/744 exit rather than getting on I-44.

This may create local traffic jams for trucks trying to get onto US 65 or I-44, especially early in the morning. If so, you can easily use the paved local roads to go south to Chestnut, then back west into Springfield. There are local maps available at the rally.

Mark
__________________
'85 Sovereign, 25'
j54mark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2005, 01:36 PM   #33
J&C
4 Rivet Member
 
J&C's Avatar
 
2002 31' Classic
Hillsboro , Texas
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 307
Images: 11
Unhappy Thanks for the heads-up

Mark,

Thanks for the heads-up, we planning to arrive mid-day Tuesday, June 28 but we may try to depart Dallas on Monday and hit Springfield late morning on Tuesday.
__________________
J&C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2005, 12:33 PM   #34
Rivet Master
 
InsideOut's Avatar

 
1956 22' Safari
Vintage Kin Owner
Conifer/Evergreen , Colorado
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 11,793
Images: 108
I'm here...it's HOT and Panera Bread has free WiFi and air conditioning! Guess where I'm lunching ~

Shari
__________________
Vintage Airstream Club - Past President 2007/2008
WBCCI #1824 - DenCO Unit Past President (2005)
AIR #30 - Join Date: 2-25-2002

RMVAC | WBCCI DenCO Unit | Sisters on the Fly | Tin Can Tourists
BIRDY - our 1956 Safari | 1964 Serro Scotty
InsideOut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2005, 09:38 PM   #35
Rivet Master
 
maxandgeorgia's Avatar
 
1995 30' Limited
Ashland , Missouri
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,610
Shari, welcome to our neck of the woods. . .and yes, rally-time is HOT this year in Missouri. We are in the 90's and climbing--with humidity as the whipped cream topping. Hope you enjoy the rally and get to see some of our great Ozarks. We had hoped to drive down to Springfield this weekend and "look around," but our son ended up in hospital this week with awful stomach virus, so we are staying close to home. Stay cool, and enjoy
__________________
maxandgeorgia
1995 Airstream Classic Limited 30' ~ Gypsy
1978 Argosy Minuet, 6.0~Minnie/GPZWGN
Chev Silverado 2500HD Duramax/Allison, 4X4, Crew Cab
WBCCI #5013 AIR #2908
WDCU
Go, Mizzou...Tigers on the prowl!
maxandgeorgia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2005, 07:53 PM   #36
Rivet Master
 
Tarheel's Avatar
 
2001 34' Limited S/O
Moyock , North Carolina
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,010
Images: 21
It was hot but the 30 amps was nice. We used the eathernet connections inside the expo and found it to be quite satisfactory, wyfi would have been nice in both the hotel and the expo. The hospitality was outstanding, we really felt like they wanted us there.
__________________
Keep the shiny side up.
WBCCI # 348
Past Region 3 President
Past President Tidewater Unit 111
Rick Bell in "Silverbell"
Tarheel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2005, 09:53 PM   #37
Rivet Master
 
jordandvm's Avatar

 
2017 28' International
Western , Oregon
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 801
Images: 58
Maybe next year's rally in Salem, OR will be cooler. We've had temps in the high 70's/low 80's (ideal for a rally) this year in the Willamette Valley. But it can be warmer.....no guarantees.
__________________

__________________
Jim & Cheryl

2017 28' Signature CCD

2017 GMC Denali HD Crew Cab 4x4
Blue Ox Sway Pro Hitch

WBCCI #3538
jordandvm is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Rally... InsideOut WBCCI Rallies & Events 28 12-08-2006 06:39 PM
Photos from the St. Patricks Day Rally @ Desert Star Ranch Andy R Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 4 03-22-2005 12:07 AM
Springfield, Mo - WBCCI International Rally, 2005 j54mark WBCCI Rallies & Events 26 06-13-2004 01:32 PM
Mystic Springs 2003 rally!! thenewkid64 Forum Rallies & Meet Ups 41 04-02-2003 05:52 PM
Inside door handle for a 1984 International Bennie 1980-1984 International 0 08-06-2002 09:37 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.