Greetings from the Lincoln Highway

Greetings from the Lincoln Highway

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Special paperback edition for the Lincoln Highway Centennial, with revised text and new images, follows the highway from New York City to San Francisco through 100 years Stops at historic landmarks, bridges, taverns, movie palaces, diners, gas stations, ice cream stands, tourist cabins, and roadside attractions Color maps and stories of the highway through 14 states: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, and California Excerpts from memoirs and old postcards give a feel for what early motoring was like - the good, the bad, and the muddyThen I happened to see another rangera#39;s cabin. ... The 1916 guide also listed a ranch and saloon. ... confused with the Grimes Ranch near Forda#39;s Defeat) was a regular stop, but by 1924, the owners were no longer offering accommodations. ... Owner George Machado spent three years restoring the hotel back to its 1908 glory, culminating in its addition to the Nevada Register of Historic Places in 1999 .

Title:Greetings from the Lincoln Highway
Author:Brian Butko
Publisher:Stackpole Books - 2013


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