The Lincoln Highway Across Indiana

The Lincoln Highway Across Indiana
A Book

by Jan Shupert-Arick

  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 127
  • ISBN : 9780738561080
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Lincoln Highway across Indiana explores Indiana's unique role in Lincoln Highway history and celebrates Indiana's place in early automotive and road-building history. Once known as the "Main Street of America," the Lincoln Highway route was established across northern Indiana in 1913, linking larger cities--Fort Wayne, Elkhart, Goshen, South Bend, LaPorte, and Valparaiso--to smaller communities. Most Lincoln Highway towns renamed their main streets Lincolnway in recognition of the nation's first coast-to-coast auto road. When the Lincoln Highway Association shortened the route in 1926, the route linked Fort Wayne to Columbia City, Warsaw, and Plymouth, giving the state two Lincoln Highway routes. From Fort Wayne to the famous Ideal Section, between Dyer and Schererville, Indiana's Lincolnway towns remain proudly connected to Lincoln Highway history. Through vintage photographs, postcards, advertisements, and other historical records, this armchair tour of the highway visits sites favored by early tourists, documents the people and places that made the highway a vital corridor, and celebrates Hoosier Carl Fisher's leadership in the formation of the Lincoln Highway Association, as well as the people who work to preserve its legacy today.

Lincoln Highway Across Indiana

Lincoln Highway Across Indiana
A Book

by Jan Shupert-Arick

  • Publisher : Arcadia Library Editions
  • Release : 2009-04
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 9781531639525
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Lincoln Highway across Indiana explores Indiana's unique role in Lincoln Highway history and celebrates Indiana's place in early automotive and road-building history. Once known as the "Main Street of America," the Lincoln Highway route was established across northern Indiana in 1913, linking larger cities--Fort Wayne, Elkhart, Goshen, South Bend, LaPorte, and Valparaiso--to smaller communities. Most Lincoln Highway towns renamed their main streets Lincolnway in recognition of the nation's first coast-to-coast auto road. When the Lincoln Highway Association shortened the route in 1926, the route linked Fort Wayne to Columbia City, Warsaw, and Plymouth, giving the state two Lincoln Highway routes. From Fort Wayne to the famous Ideal Section, between Dyer and Schererville, Indiana's Lincolnway towns remain proudly connected to Lincoln Highway history. Through vintage photographs, postcards, advertisements, and other historical records, this armchair tour of the highway visits sites favored by early tourists, documents the people and places that made the highway a vital corridor, and celebrates Hoosier Carl Fisher's leadership in the formation of the Lincoln Highway Association, as well as the people who work to preserve its legacy today.

The Lincoln Highway across Indiana

The Lincoln Highway across Indiana
A Book

by Jan Shupert-Arick,Indiana Lincoln Highway Association

  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 2009-04-13
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1439621217
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Lincoln Highway across Indiana explores Indiana’s unique role in Lincoln Highway history and celebrates Indiana’s place in early automotive and road-building history. Once known as the “Main Street of America,” the Lincoln Highway route was established across northern Indiana in 1913, linking larger cities—Fort Wayne, Elkhart, Goshen, South Bend, LaPorte, and Valparaiso—to smaller communities. Most Lincoln Highway towns renamed their main streets Lincolnway in recognition of the nation’s first coast-to-coast auto road. When the Lincoln Highway Association shortened the route in 1926, the route linked Fort Wayne to Columbia City, Warsaw, and Plymouth, giving the state two Lincoln Highway routes. From Fort Wayne to the famous Ideal Section, between Dyer and Schererville, Indiana’s Lincolnway towns remain proudly connected to Lincoln Highway history. Through vintage photographs, postcards, advertisements, and other historical records, this armchair tour of the highway visits sites favored by early tourists, documents the people and places that made the highway a vital corridor, and celebrates Hoosier Carl Fisher’s leadership in the formation of the Lincoln Highway Association, as well as the people who work to preserve its legacy today.

Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway

Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway
A Book

by Effie Price Gladding

  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 2015-03-12
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9781508840350
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the Pacific to the Atlantic by the Lincoln Highway, with California and the Virginias and Maryland thrown in for good measure! What a tour it has been! As we think back over its miles we recall the noble pines and the towering Sequoias of the high Sierras of California; the flashing water-falls of the Yosemite, so green as to be called Vernal, so white as to be called Bridal Veil; the orchards of the prune, the cherry, the walnut, the olive, the almond, the fig, the orange, and the lemon, tilled like a garden, watered by the hoarded and guarded streams from the everlasting hills; and the rich valleys of grain, running up to the hillsides and dotted by live oak trees.

Greetings from the Lincoln Highway

Greetings from the Lincoln Highway
America's First Coast-To-Coast Road

by Brian Butko

  • Publisher : Stackpole Books
  • Release : 2005-05-19
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0811743004
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Historian Brian Butko follows the highway across 14 states. Memoirs and historic landmarks come to life in full color.

Dixie Highway in Indiana

Dixie Highway in Indiana
A Book

by Russell S. Rein,Jan Shupert-Arick

  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 2011-08-01
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9780738583679
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In 1914, Carl G. Fisher knew the time was right to promote the second transcontinental auto highway. Following the success of the Lincoln Highway, the Dixie Highway pushed the development of commerce and tourism for the southern states. The Dixie Highway system grew to include routes from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, and Chicago to Miami Beach. In Indiana, the Dixie Highway became parts of Indiana 933, US 31, Indiana 25, Indiana 29, US 421, Indiana 37, and US 150. The dogleg from Chicago to Indiana became part of US 136.

The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway
Main Street Across America

by Anonim

  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Release : 1999
  • Pages : 159
  • ISBN : 9781587291135
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"With his lively pen and lyric camera, Mr. Hokanson takes us on a journey of discovery. The open road is, in part, a defining characteristic of this country, and the Lincoln Highway is one of the historic traces ... like the Oregon Trail, the Camino Real, or the National Road. Not just for tourists, the Lincoln Highway accelerated the processes of social mobility, changed our geography, and led inexorably to a new America. This is an important story, well researched and beautifully, perceptively told." -- William L. Withuhn, Curator of Transportation, Smithsonian Institution Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

The Lincoln Highway Across Illinois

The Lincoln Highway Across Illinois
A Book

by David A. Belden

  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 2013-12-09
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1439644438
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From southern Cook County to the Mississippi River, the Lincoln Highway meanders through many of Chicago’s suburbs before heading west through Illinois’s fertile farmland. America’s first transcontinental highway once stretched nearly 3,400 miles from New York City to San Francisco. The story of the highway’s role in shaping the contemporary American highway system is one that examines the interaction of technology and human spirit. Conceived by entrepreneur Carl G. Fischer in 1912 and endorsed by businessman Henry B. Joy, the idea of creating an automobile-friendly roadway spanning America would soon change the nature of travel in the 20th century. Lincoln Highway in Illinois defines and describes the role of the highway as it zigzags its way across the “Land of Lincoln” and highlights the cities, towns, and rural communities along its route.

Fun Indiana Road Trips

Fun Indiana Road Trips
The Guide Book to Indiana Cross Country Auto Tours

by Paul R. Wonning

  • Publisher : Mossy Feet Books
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 1370180969
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fun Indiana Road Trips lists over thirty Indiana road trips for Hoosiers to take while they learn the history, culture, arts and natural wonders of the Hoosier State. This Indiana travel and tourism guide includes a description of the Auto Trail, contact information, Indiana county tourism sites and a guide to navigating Indiana's system of back roads. auto, tour, tourism, travel, road, trip

Short History of Railroads- Indiana Edition

Short History of Railroads- Indiana Edition
From Ridgeways to Interstate Superhighways

by Paul R. Wonning

  • Publisher : Mossy Feet Books
  • Release : 2020-07-01
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the first rude ridgeways to the modern interstate superhighway, the evolution of the road is a fascinating story. Readers will learn the progression of roads from the first ridgeways, roads in the ancient world, Roman roads and the development of the revolutionary McAdam Road. Native Americans developed an extensive system of trails for both trade and war. The pioneers used parts of these trails to forge the first traces that penetrated the interior of the developing United States. Readers can also follow the progression of the United States highway system from the first named highways to the modern interstate system first established in the late 1950's. pioneer, native american, trails, traces, plank, mcadam, roman

Ford Model T Coast to Coast

Ford Model T Coast to Coast
A Slow Drive Across a Fast Country

by Tom Cotter

  • Publisher : Quarto Publishing Group USA
  • Release : 2018-05-15
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0760364648
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A photo-filled account of traveling the Lincoln Highway in a century-old automobile, and contemplating a future of self-driving cars: "[An] epic road trip." —USA Today Driverless cars are on the horizon, but before the world falls asleep at the wheel, let's look back down the road from whence we have come. Ford Model T Coast to Coast documents the cross-country adventure of two brave drivers as they pilot a hundred-year-old Model T on a 3,000-mile journey from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Coast. This book is as much a contemplation of early-twentieth-century American life as it is a fond farewell to the automotive age. Can the car still be the vehicle of freedom and discovery when we're no longer in command? Or will we finally be able to fully appreciate the scenery rushing past? Accompanied by Michael Alan Ross' evocative photography, Tom Cotter stops in small towns, meets local people, and hears their stories about cars, travel, and life. The two also explore back roads adjacent to his main route, the Lincoln Highway—the first transcontinental road. Significant cross-country runs, such as those by speed-record setter Cannonball Baker and literary adventurers Jack Kerourac, John Steinbeck, and Bill Bryson, are considered in light of the driverless future. Cotter also drives some of the same roads that a young Edsel Ford traveled in his father's Model T upon high school graduation in 1917. In addition to the central road trip, Cotter visits interesting automotive and transport museums as well as "keepers of the flame" such as Model T clubs, mechanics, junkyards, and collectors across the country. He also records the numerous trials and tribulations in keeping a very old car operating on a very long journey—something the driverless car of the future is unlikely to encounter.

Guide to Indiana's Historic Sites - Northwest Edition

Guide to Indiana's Historic Sites - Northwest Edition
Road Trips in Northwest Indiana

by Paul R. Wonning

  • Publisher : Mossy Feet Books
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 131169708X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Take a fun tour through the rich history of Indiana using Guide to Indiana's Historic Sites – Northwest Edition as your guidebook. This tourism guide will help visitors find all of the historical treasures in Northwest Indiana. The counties included in this historical travel book include: Carroll Cass Clinton Elkhart Fulton Kosciusko Marshall Miami St. Joseph Wabash Howard local, history, sites, tourism, state, road trip

The Complete Official Road Guide of the Lincoln Highway

The Complete Official Road Guide of the Lincoln Highway
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1993
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Lincoln Highway

Lincoln Highway
Special Resource Study, Environmental Assessment

by United States. National Park Service

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2004
  • Pages : 131
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Lincoln Highway Companion

Lincoln Highway Companion
A Guide to America's First Coast-to-Coast Road

by Brian Butko

  • Publisher : Stackpole Books
  • Release : 2009-05-13
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 1461751241
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Following the Lincoln Highway today is not too different from what pioneer motorists faced a century ago. Signs and maps can be hard to find and the route isn't always clear. This handy, indispensable glove-compartment guide is the essential key to the entire highway, from California to New York, with carefully charted maps, must-see attractions, and places to eat and sleep that are slices of pure Americana. The book covers the major thirteen states the route passes through, as well as the little-known Colorado loop and the Washington, DC feeder. More than 100 detailed maps of the highway Full-color photos from across the country Recommended stops along the route

Drugs, Law Enforcement, and Foreign Policy: The Cartel, Haiti, and Central America

Drugs, Law Enforcement, and Foreign Policy: The Cartel, Haiti, and Central America
A Book

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics, and International Communications

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1927
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Allen County in Vintage Postcards

Allen County in Vintage Postcards
A Book

by John Martin Smith

  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 2001-10-03
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1439613273
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The fleeting scenes of Robison Park, Cathedral Square, and Fort Wayne's many parks have often been captured in postcards sent or collected by Allen County's residents and visitors. Captured here in over 200 vintage postcards and images is the history of Allen County, chosen by local merchants, depicting the thriving downtown areas, booming industries, and quiet, pleasant residential sections. Allen County provides a visual 40-year history of Allen County. This vast collection provides a wide range of fascinating images and poignant messages preserved on 1 postcards, including the socials, events, buildings, homes, and residents of the past from the towns of Allen County, including Churubusco, Fort Wayne, Grabill, Huntertown, New Haven, Monroeville and Zanesville.

Jefferson Highway Declaration

Jefferson Highway Declaration
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1916
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Roads

Roads
Hearing Before the Committee on Roads, House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, First Session

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Roads

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1921
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Touring the West with Leaping Lena, 1925

Touring the West with Leaping Lena, 1925
A Book

by W. C. Clark

  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release : 2016-04-11
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0806154527
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Driving across the country in the early twentieth century was high adventure. In 1925 Willie Chester Clark and his family piled into a modified Chevrolet touring car, affectionately named Leaping Lena, and took off for the West. Clark’s account of the journey will acquaint readers with cross-country travel at a time when Americans were just inventing the road trip. Editor David Dary discovered a copy of Clark’s account among his grandfather’s personal papers. Dary introduces the tale of how Leaping Lena clocked some 12,000 miles in five months, starting from West Virginia and traveling to the Northwest, down the Pacific Coast to Southern California, through the Desert Southwest, and back home via the Southern Plains. Among the highlights of the trip were visits to Yellowstone, Yosemite, Mount Rainier, and Crater Lake. Writing while sitting on a camp stool, his typewriter resting on the car’s front bumper, W. C. Clark turned out lively descriptions of the family’s experiences with all the wit and panache of his later journalism career. Clark details road conditions, the quality of accommodations, the cost of gas and food, user fees at national parks, and the number and variety of fellow tourists his party encountered. He also describes the pitfalls of life on the road. Flat tires were a daily occurrence, mechanical breakdowns almost as frequent, and the crude, mostly unpaved roads were named but not yet numbered, and only intermittently marked. And if the Clarks were not lucky enough to stay with friends, they had to camp. Framed by an introduction and annotations that set the story in context, and illustrated with photographs of gas stations, roadside attractions, and roadsters typical of the day, Touring the West with Leaping Lena gives a firsthand glimpse into the early days of cross-country automobile trips. Readers will enjoy its historical detail even as they realize that when it comes to family road trips, some things haven’t changed.