Dawn of The Great American Road Trip

Dawn of The Great American Road Trip

In 1901, Alexander Winton, a pioneering automobile manufacturer, set out from San Francisco to become the first person to cross the United States by automobile. That venture ended nearly two weeks later in the Nevada desert. There were simply no roads. But the...
Renaissance on The River

Renaissance on The River

Construction of the interestate highway system and subsequent bypass of Route 66 decimated the historic business districts of communities along the highway corridor from Chicago to San Bernardino, California. Author Joe Sonderman in Route 66 In Arizona, noted that in...