Great Plains scenery/landscapes

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  1. Dan Robinson

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    Thought this might be an interesting thread.

    I came upon this scene on the 30th in Gage, Oklahoma:

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    Gravel road in central Nebraska, from last year:

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  2. Bill Hark

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    060618roadtolodgeIMG_1936.jpg One of many beautiful scenes that I experienced in North Dakota while chasing the Northern Plains this year.
     
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  3. Devin Pitts

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    This shot I got while passing through Montana last year on my way from ND to WY for 6/12 is still one of my favorites. IMG_20170610_192035.jpg

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  4. Dan Robinson

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    A few more from the archives. These two from Chase, Kansas:

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    A classic trap for chase vehicles of all types and sizes, in the Texas Panhandle:

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  5. JamesCaruso

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    Already posted this in my 06/01/18 chase report but figured I would post here as well - this was in Nebraska, somewhere south of Sargent if I remember correctly

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  6. Jeremy Perez

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    These are great! Exploring all these views is a big part of the chase for me.

    Cheyenne Wells, Colorado
    One of the endless streams of hazy tree & water tower silhouettes on the horizon that gradually resolves into all the little places where the local PD like to see if you're going to slow to 35 in time.
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    Route 8 — North of Athol, Kansas
    Straight roads draped across green hills—another favorite.
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    Route 3 — South of Lavina, Montana
    And the Cliff Swallows losing their minds and swarming like bees at river crossings.
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  7. Paul Knightley

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    What a cool thread! The scenes which present themselves across the Plains are, in my mind, very much part and parcel of the whole experience of chasing - and I try to spend a bit more time taking them in and getting some pictures.

    From this year - looking into the yonder from a rest area along US87 between Clayton and Raton, NM (I really love that stretch!):

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    No trip around the Plains would be complete without some kind of local 'interest' - this, the VW Slug Bug Ranch, Conway, Texas.

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    Fighter jet at WaKeeney, KS:

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  8. Marc R. O'Leary

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    I've posted this before, but honestly, it's one of my favorite chase photos...(theres' some Colorado landscape in the background)

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  9. Marc R. O'Leary

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    And bust landscapes can be awesome:
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