I drove to NE, headed for Beatrice,
That was my original plan, but the weather situation had me wanting to stick to the western side of the state.
Glad I did. Plus from Beatrice it would have been hell driving down to OKC with all that traffic the whole way.
As it was I drove the old cattle drive route and had next to no traffic and visited an outrageously awesome little museum in Kit Carson, CO.
Tools you never seen before, and, and, and
Although getting out of Nebraska was bumper to bumper, didn’t start clearing until right before Brush, CO.
If you look in the distance you can see the car packed road going off the left side of this imagine - and this was after I remained until the eclipse was totally over, while many cars were already leaving, then I hung out another hour having some lunch and giving the traffic a chance to thin out. Guess I needed to give it yet another couple hours.