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Rolling Thunder: Times reporter makes the Memorial Day weekend trip

The Coastland Times reporter Philip S. Ruckle Jr. made the trip from his Manteo home to Washington, DC to participate in Rolling Thunder 2019. He has sent some photos of the event so far, which we share below. He will send others, as well as provide a write up when he returns.

For more information about the event, see the official guide here.

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Reporter Philip S. Ruckle Jr. just before he set off Friday morning, May 24, for the 420 mile trip.

 

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Near the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, May 25. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

 

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Near the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, May 25. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

 

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The crowded vendor area on Saturday, May 25. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

 

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Stuck in traffic just before 8 a.m. Sunday, May 26. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

 

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North parking lot. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

 

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Motorcycles still arriving around 10:15 Sunday, May 26. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. photo

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