Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks &amp; Tourism Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:45:46 GMT The World’s Largest Electric Shovel: Big Brutus http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/The-World-s-Largest-Electric-Shovel-Big-Brutus/2777/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Big-Brutus.jpg'/><br/>Big Brutus is big by the numbers. The 1850-B electric shovel is the largest in the world. With a working weight of about 11 million pounds and a boom that stretches up over the height of a ... Tue, 23 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/23/The-World-s-Largest-Electric-Shovel-Big-Brutus/2777/ 'Blown Away' by Fort Larned National Historic Site http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/29/-Blown-Away-by-Fort-Larned-National-Historic-Site/2082/ A Faces &amp; Places Roadie BlogWhen I mentioned I would be traveling to Fort Larned National Historic Site&nbsp;as part of the 2012 Faces &amp; Places Tour, my six-year-old son Charlie, a budding ... Tue, 29 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/29/-Blown-Away-by-Fort-Larned-National-Historic-Site/2082/ Kansas Hunter’s Education http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/15/Kansas-Hunter-s-Education/1825/ One of the first times that I had the opportunity to go pheasant hunting with a large group of people was late in the season, and I don’t think the temperature ever rose above 25 degrees that day. ... Thu, 15 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/15/Kansas-Hunter-s-Education/1825/