2017 Oak Hollow Airstream Rally-Oct 25 to Oct 29
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We gathered at the Liberty Brewery and Grill for supper on the first night at 914 Mall Loop Rd, High Point, NC 27262
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We were greeted by this beautiful blue heron every morning. While we were fixing our breakfast, he was waiting for his to show up.
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The first day was cool, but we all enjoyed fixing breakfast and enjoying each other's company.
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Our first excursion away from the campground (other than to eat) was to the Richard Petty Museum.
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Here we got to see the race cars that Richard Petty built and drove.
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Here is the "2005 Victory Motorcycle" driven by Richard Petty on the Kyle Petty charity ride.
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More of Richard's race cars
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More of Richard's race cars.

This sign was for the car pictured on the right.
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Richard's Private collection (one of many).
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More of Richard's cars
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The garage with the red floor was where most of Richard Petty's race cars were built.
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While we were there, Richard Petty showed up to present that young girl next to him, the new car that her parents bought
for her (pictured also). Richard's garage took a brand new Mustang, gave it a custom paint job, and a custom Richard Petty engine.

Mr. Petty was kind enough to ask us if we would like to get a picture of us with him. He then had his employee use each of our
cameras to snap the pictures.

Mr. Petty then signed the engine label with a paint stick.
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How cool is that! While I was taking this picture, Richard tapped me on the shoulder and said
"Down under all that computer stuff and extras, is an engine somewhere".

Just so you will know what that engine is doing, check out the label on the hood. 825 H.P.
 Mommy and Daddy bought it for her for a mere $98,000.

Here we are, looking into the "Reaper Shed". See how they placed the car on scales to measure how its weight was distributed.
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Lee Petty's handiwork.
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Some of the Mustangs that the Petty Garage was working on.
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Some of the Mustangs that the Petty Garage was working on.
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Some of the Mustangs that the Petty Garage was working on.
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Some of the Mustangs that the Petty Garage was working on.
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Some of the Mustangs that the Petty Garage was working on.
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Next day, we went to the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
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They had numerous displays of Rail Road signals.

They had a neat Locomotive Simulator, where a person could experience what it might be like to be an Engineer.

So, Engineer Barth gave it a try.

Here was the Master Mechanic's Office

And there is President Wayne leading us into that Master Mechanic's Office (now a gift shop).

Here we wait at the Rail Road office for our train ride to depart.

 Here we wait at the Rail Road office for our train ride to depart.

Larry and Karen Kurkowski are enjoying our train ride.

The man walking down the isle would narrate the scenery on our trip and explain the workings of the rail road.

Here we are on our train ride.

 Here we pass by the roundhouse, where many of the exhibits are kept.
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Here is an areal  picture of the Museum, featuring the roundhouse.
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Many of us got off the train to walk through the exhibits and make our way back to the entry.

Back at camp, Larry was motivated to award Alfred with a custom made tool to open his awning with. He is showing Al the
attachment on the end where he can mount a match and light it so that he can see to use it in the dark. 

Larry explained to all of us the features of this wonderful gift, the match holder, the box where more matches could be stored,
and the CD which would hold a tutorial for Al to use as a refresher course whenever he forgets how it works. 

Here we are enjoying some time together at Camp.

These ducks would greet us daily.

We got to see the High Point University rowing team practice their stuff on the lake at the campground. Note where the coach is,
in a MOTOR BOAT seen to the right and farther out. 

Enjoying breakfast again.

More breakfast.

Another blue heron breakfast vigil. He is very patient.

Here we are, back at the Liberty Brewery and Steak House. I was blessed to have my son and family join us for dinner.

 Sandy Work arranged to have a wreath as a door prize. The winner was Marian  .
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I stayed one more night after the rally was over to share a little time with my family and a friend. We had supper here

Here is our table's personel chief.

He starts out cooking lots of rice.

Then he moves on to cook the good stuff. He remembers what each of us ordered.

Here my sweet heart is getting started on some of her order.

Our chief finishes cooking the meats for our meals.

Here is a shot of some of the other tables.

Alas, we are headed home. Here we travel Route 52 past Pilot Mountain.