In this engaging biography of a remarkable man, author Susan Croce Kelly begins by describing the urgency for qgood roadsq that gripped the nation in the early twentieth century as cars multiplied and mud deepened.Woodruff planned a three-day drive west in his Pierce- Arrow roadster with overnight stops in Oklahoma City and Amarillo. ... Other travelers warned them that Highway 66 was under repair, flooded, and impassable and told them to take a detour that would add ... At daylight we saw the top ofa windmill about a mile ahead.
|Title||:||Father of Route 66|
|Author||:||Susan Croce Kelly|
|Publisher||:||University of Oklahoma Press - 2014-09-02|