|Look at that form! Look at that courage. And this is his
second attempt too; I didn't catch the first one and asked Kyle do it over
again. His leap brought back old memories of when I was that age and had this
favorite sport of running down a mountainside, leaping from rock to rock,
somehow knowing which rocks would hold, which rocks would skid and which way
they would shoot, and the pure exhilaration of youthful vim and vigor. Of
course you can't let the kids of today do anything that stupid, but boy did I
ever have fun!
There have been numerous coal mines in this region. Wilburton itself is named for Will Burton, a contractor employed to construct the Rock Island Railroad. Less than three miles east of Wilburton on US Highway 270 you will find the Lutie Coalminer's Museum. It is housed in a coal mining house built in 1901. Inside you will find furnishings and mining artifacts dating from 1880 to 1903.
Do you like pictures? Here are our Slow Loading Robbers Cave Picture Pages: 1 * 2 * 3 * 4 * 5 * 6 * 7 * 8 * 9 * 10 * 11 * 12 * 13 * 14 * 15 * Please note... You can use these photos to make your own caps, shirts, clocks, etc. Our FREE Book shows you how. And don't miss the completely different assortment of pictures in our free ScreenSaver as well * There are more than 60 pictures to be seen in the rest of the story. Don't miss any of them. So, let's get started by Going Over the Edge at Robbers Cave * Horses at Robbers Cave * Visit the Nature Center at Robbers Cave * Read How Churches (and other large groups) camp out at Robbers Cave. * Discover the wonderful adventures for families and individuals * Climbing to the top of Robbers Cave * Return to the Robbers Cave Introduction Page * Explore this entire region called Kiamichi Country * Learn More About Oklahoma * Widen your range and Your Vacation World, and the rest of the world too
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