The Traveler - The Quarterly Newsletter of the California Chapter of the Lincoln Highway Association
Volume 5, Number 2: Spring 2004

New Tours Highlight Lincoln Highway Across California

By Paul Gilger

Tour 4 • 1927-28 Central Valley Route

  [Photo of School Street Bridge in Vacaville]
School Street Bridge in Vacaville
Photo by C.N. Plummer

  [Photo of Carquinez Bridge]
Carquinez Bridge
Photo by C.N. Plummer

On this tour you will see:

  • Old Sacramento
  • the Tower Bridge
  • the Yolo Causeway
  • historic roadside architecture in Davis
  • tree-lined Russell Boulevard
  • the farmlands along Pedrick Road
  • the town of Dixon
  • Porter Road along the Transcontinental Railroad
  • historic downtown Vacaville and Vacaville’s 1911 School Street Bridge and park
  • original highway alignments along Cherry Glen Road
  • the Solano County Courthouse in Fairfield
  • vistas along Rockville and Suisun Valley Roads
  • the entrance into Napa Valley on Jameson Canyon Road
  • historic Vallejo
  • the 1927, 1958 and 2003 bridges at the Carquinez Strait
  • San Pablo Avenue through Rodeo and Pinole
  • the Berkeley Pier
  • the Bay Bridge
  • San Francisco’s Embarcadero, Hyde St. Pier, Van Ness Avenue, and California Street
  • the westernmost extant 1928 marker
  • the Lincoln Highway Terminus Marker at Lincoln Park

The return trip to Sacramento will be on Interstate 80.

[Map of Tour 4]