The Traveler
The Newsletter of the Lincoln Highway Association - California Chapter

Published Quarterly

Volume 2, Number 2: Summer 2001


Table of Contents

Vintage Views: New York to Pennsylvania
by George Clark
Old postcard scenes of the Lincoln Highway.

A Transcontinental Tour
by Frank Trego
Find out what it took to drive across the country.

Fallen Flags
by Wes Hammond
Look at the names and logos of old petroleum companies gone by.

July 2001 Chapter News
by Mary Salazar

From the Editor
by Wes Hammond

Recommended Reading
by Wes Hammond
All the Way to Lincoln Way

Roadside Verse
More Burma-Shave rhymes

Road Song
by Wes Hammond
Music about driving and the lure of the highway

  [Postcard of Henry Joy monument]
This rare postcard was discovered by chapter member George Clark in a Fort Bragg antique shop. Having shuffled through some 800 cards, this card was the penultimate one in the assortment. Drake Hokanson tells us in his book The Lincoln Highway: Main Street Across America that Henry Joy's family erected and dedicated this monument to him. He writes, "At four corners to an inscribed stone tablet are concrete Lincoln Highway markers, guarding the monument and standing as corner posts for an iron fence." [Click to enlarge]

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