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The Lincoln Highway

Author : Michael Wallis
ISBN : 0393341305
Genre : Transportation
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The best-selling author of Route 66 and a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer present a tribute to the American transcontinental highway, evaluating its historic and cultural relevance as well as current efforts to repair its key segments. Reprint.

Greetings From The Lincoln Highway

Author : Brian Butko
ISBN : 9780811743006
Genre : Travel
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Historian Brian Butko follows the highway across 14 states. Memoirs and historic landmarks come to life in full color.

The Lincoln Highway Across Illinois

Author : David A. Belden
ISBN : 9781439644430
Genre : Photography
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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.

A History Of Modern Tourism

Author : Eric Zuelow
ISBN : 9780230369665
Genre : History
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Tourism as we know it is a surprisingly modern concept, both a product of modernity and a force helping to shape it. From the British Grand Tour in the sixteenth century to the onset of contemporary mass tourism, travel has played a crucial role in the rise of globalization and the development of the modern world.

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822036083590
Genre : American literature
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Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia

Author : Drew Knowles
ISBN : STANFORD:36105133023163
Genre : Travel
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With this handy reference, novices and seasoned roadies have quick and easy access to essential information about this famous highway. Providing a list of important terms accompanied by descriptive articles and illustrations, the guide details the route's history—including the origin of the slogan "Get your kicks on Route 66"—commemorative festivals, useful highway terms, maps, and its most famous and quirkiest attractions. A Question & Answer section with trivia questions and their unexpected and fascinating answers provides further information that will allow road warriors to impress friends and fellow travelers with their knowledge of the route, while a supplemental list directs dedicated fans to more detailed information on one of the most historic and beloved drives in America.

College Research Libraries News

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ISBN : UOM:39015066394654
Genre : Library science
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One Piece

Author : Eiichirō Oda
ISBN : 3551758093
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Who Me

Author : Christopher George Sinsbaugh
ISBN : UOM:39015059909948
Genre : Automobile industry and trade
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By Mopar To The Golden Gate

Author : Denny Gibson
ISBN : 061592199X
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Written by a serious fan of historic roads, this is the story of a New York City to San Francisco road trip over the Lincoln Highway during its centennial year. Driving a half-century old car, Denny Gibson covers the eastern half of the century old route as part of the Lincoln Highway Association Centennial Tour. Then, after an anniversary celebration at the highway's midpoint in Kearney, Nebraska, the trip continues on to the west coast with a smaller group. The route followed is, as close as practical, the Lincoln Highway's original 1913 alignment. The car is a 1963 Plymouth Valiant convertible. It has a fancy push button transmission but the luxury stops there. No power steering, no power brakes, no power top, and no air conditioning. Problems are not quite as scarce as power accessories but there are not many. The old Plymouth carries Gibson from his Ohio home to Times Square to San Francisco then back home again. Much of the return is along the Route 66 corridor with occasional stops on that historic road as well. The book is illustrated with more than 150 black and white photos. "Denny's friendly writing makes you feel like you're along for the adventure of a lifetime, with fun surprises around every bend and all the bumps in the road already smoothed out." ~Brian Butko, author, Greetings from the Lincoln Highway

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