Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - tourist attraction Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:54:57 GMT Northern Central Prairie Inspires Explorers of All Ages http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2014/19/Northern-Central-Prairie-Inspires-Explorers-of-All-Ages/3105/ Looking for a road trip that inspires inquisitive minds of all ages? Before we even returned home from our&nbsp;Yellow Brick Road Trip&nbsp;through the Southern Central Prairie, my son Charlie was sketching “machines” of gears and springs, my son Lucas was beginning a rock collection, and I was planning an art project involving my favorite (broken) coffee mugs. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2014/19/Northern-Central-Prairie-Inspires-Explorers-of-All-Ages/3105/ 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/