Taking life with a grain of salt – Hutchinson, KS

AND THE HUTCHINSON AND NORTHERN RAILROAD SERVICES THE MINE!

Lowes Travels

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Well, we somehow managed to get out of Dodge without facing any gunfights on the streets, although Steve was afraid there might be a little gunplay with me after his moment with the saloon girl.  But it all worked out, and down the road we went to Halstead, Kansas!

We find underground activities to be fun and educational.  Be it in caves to admire formations, or in a subterranean river or in copper or gold mines, we always jump at a chance to learn and be amazed by these kinds of excursions.

Strataca Surrounded by walls of salt!

In Hutchinson, known as “Salt City,”  a portion of the Hutchinson Salt Mine was opened to the public several years ago to tell the salt story in the form of an underground museum.  Salt was found here accidentally in 1887, when folks drilling for oil to increase land sales discovered salt instead.  The salt bed  beneath the plains…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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