Our first drive of the year took us through the backroads of Northwest Indiana to the beach
resort town of New Buffalo, Michigan. We met up in Dyer, Indiana, at the
start of the Seedling Mile on historic US 30,
also known as the Lincoln Highway. From there we formed two groups of six cars each and
followed a scenic route through horse country, carefully researched and mapped for us by
In New Buffalo we had lunch at New Buffalo Bill’s Wood-Fired BBQ, after which those who had managed to save room for dessert proceeded to Oink’s Ice Cream to chow down some more.
Some of us went home via the Red Arrow Highway through the dunes country, with a stop at the beach at Ogden Dunes, where elaborate plans for converting a luxury beach house into a Midwest 356 Club clubhouse were floated on the surf.
Upon the arrival of Panama Red at our starting point in Dyer, IN, Pamela greets Coco and Julia, while Curt says hi to Al.