Gene Steffes' huge U.S. flag spanning Main Street at the Third Street intersection.

While US flags are very common, I was surprised at how many of the RAGBRAI cyclists stopped to take a picture of this flag.

I'll be showing some examples of bikers taking pictures later on in this feature.

Pre-1915 view looking south at the same intersection.
From time to time I hear people complaining about the streets in Manning...
How would you like the mud instead???
We have become overly spoiled today!