We started the day bright and early for a trip down to Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona. It’s a two hour run and we got there for opening in time for our 10am bus tour around the AMARG Bone Yard – the home for old military planes.
Standing in line (American for queueing) there was a chance to get up and close to a couple of cacti:
We took the bus tour and saw a real range of American military planes. AMARG is an outdoor storage location which works really well in Arizona’s dry desert conditions. The desert is so hard, they don’t need to put anything under the wheels!
This one is for Pete Magoun who used to fly Orions:
This was my favourite plane, the stealth one:
We had a quick wander around the Pima museum too:
After that, we went to Ace Hardware which has an attached hobby shop. Yes, I did succumb to a few purchases.
We put a lot of miles on our car:
We arrived too late in Yuma to see much but we stopped by the prison and looked at the railroad bridge but didn’t see any trains.
We stayed at the Coronado Motor Hotel that night and I’ve been practicing my photography:
I do love motels that do fancy thing with towels; I’ll limit myself to one photo – of swans made out of towels: