The Lincoln Highway

Author: Michael Wallis
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780393341300
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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.

Greetings From The Lincoln Highway

Author: Brian Butko
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811743004
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The Lincoln Highway: Coast to Coast from Times Square to the Golden Gate.
New York: Norton, 2007. Williams, John A. This Is My Country Too. New York:
New American Library, 1965. Wyman, George. “Across America on a Motor
Bicycle,” The Motor Cycle (1903). Installments in five issues. “Zero Milestone
Number,” American Motorist 15:7 (July 1923).

Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia

Author: Drew Knowles
Publisher: Santa Monica Press
ISBN: 1595809929
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... of U.S. 66: Kelly, Susan Croce, and Quinta Scott. Route 66: The Highway and
Its People. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988. Lincoln Highway
Entire books have been written about Route 66's best-known sibling: Butko, Brian
. Greetings from the Lincoln Highway: America's First Coast-to-Coast Road.
Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2005. Wallis, Michael, and Michael J.
Williamson. The Lincoln Highway: Coast to Coast from Times Square to the
Golden Gate.

Lincoln Highway Across Illinois The

Author: David A. Belden with Christine R. O’Brien
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 0738593583
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In those early days of the automobile, the Lincoln Highway became the first coast
-to-coast highway in the United States developed on improved roads.
Established in 1913, the Lincoln Highway stretches from Times Square, New
York City, to the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Envisioned
by Carl Graham Fisher, the Lincoln Highway is the world's largest memorial to
Pres. Abraham Lincoln. Fisher was an entrepreneur involved with manufacturing
headlights for ...

A History Of Modern Tourism

Author: Eric Zuelow
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230369669
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... Williamson's work is one such example. The Lincoln Highway is a route that
takes one from the beaten track, leading to “a memorable place or a person they
will never find again.” Michael Wallis and Michael S. Williamson, The Lincoln
Highway: Coast to Coast from Times Square to the Golden Gate (New York: W.W.
Norton, 2007), 1. 53 Heitmann, Automobile and American Life, 74, 76–9. For an
Notes 217.

The Highway Capacity Manual A Conceptual And Research History

Author: Roger P. Roess
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3319057863
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Doubleday, Page and Company, New York, NY Wallis, M.: The Lincoln Highway:
Coast-to-Coast from Times Square to the Golden Gate. W. Norton and Company,
New York (2007) Statute of the 52nd Congress (March 3, 1893) Williams, A.P.:
Tribute to Logan Waller Page. Public Roads, vol. 1 & 2. United States
Government Printing Office, Washington DC (1918) Weingroff, R.: The Federal-
Aid Road Act of 1916: Building the Foundation. Public Roads, vol. 60(1). Federal
Highway ...

The Publishers Weekly

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Its second, larger part, "Eating Out," might make one want to cash in an IRA and
hit the road for a year or two to eat everything he's listed. Readers will soon find
themselves flipping the pages from restaurant to dish, and that's when they'll start
fingering their car keys—it's just the thing for the summer travel season. (July)
The Lincoln Highway: Coast to Coast from Times Square to the Golden Gate
MiGHAEL WALLIS, PHOTOS BY Michael S. WILLIAMSON. Norton, $39.95 (320p)
ISBN ...

College Research Libraries News

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The Lincoln Highway: Coast to Coast from Times Square to the Golden Gate, by
Michael Wallis and Michael S. Williamson (291 pages, July 2007), follows
America's first transcontinental highway 3,000 miles from east to west, salting the
trail with curious facts and historical tidbits. Not a mere traveler's guide like Brian
Butko's Greetings from the Lincoln Highway (Stackpole, 2005), this book also
highlights the owners and proprietors of some of the restaurants and roadside
attractions ...

Who Me

Author: Christopher George Sinsbaugh
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... as with the press. Communities along the route, beginning to taste the benefits
of tourist traffic, were organized for effective propaganda and gradually a coast-to
-coast highway came into being. ... Today the Lincoln Highway, continuously
improved from Times Square to the Golden Gate Bridge, is largely lost in the
national interstate highway system its founders originally visualized, and which
has come to pass far sooner than any of its early promoters believed possible.
America has ...

Motor Truck News

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The route was laid out by the Lincoln Highway Association in 1913, as the
shortest, most practical route connecting the two coasts, through the heart of the
Union. Today the distance over this famous road, from Times Square, at 42nd
Street and Broadway, New York City, to Lincoln Park, overlooking the Golden
Gate, at San Francisco, is 3,305 miles, not over 10% longer from coast to coast
than the transcontinental air line. During the eight years the Lincoln Highway
Association has ...