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Alton, Illinois - July 22, 2005

First Illinois stop - Alton.


Into Illinois on US 67. [2048x1536]

Just missed the welcome sign. [2048x1536]

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Stop in Alton at the Robert Pershing Wadlow statue -- here's his story. [2048x1536]

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Wadlow's birth house. [2048x1536]

Actual-size replica of his chair. [2048x1536]

Actual size statue of Mr. Wadlow. [2048x1536]

Total strangers for scale. [2048x1536]

Nearby, there is a tooth carved from a tree stump, appropriate since this is on the campus of a dental school. [2048x1536]

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Lincoln and Douglas stayed here. [2048x1536]

The Piasa bird just north of Alton. [2048x1536]

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Caves (from mining, not natural) near the Piasa Bird. [2048x1536]

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