Looking out over a field in the midwestern states can be a shock for those growing up in the East. A photograph doesn't do it justice, although I also have a pan of the same location at my Lakeshoreimages Trip Journal (I'm not sure why I'm doing two journals, other than I expect to put far more images on the LakeshoreImages site once I get to the Southwest).
I also took a photo of an interesting change since the last time I went through this area. The tallest objects are no longer grain elevators. Electric generating windfarms are all over the place: