Nowadays, highways are something we have a tendency to take for granted. But it really wasn’t so long ago that the idea of interstate travel would have blown people’s minds. The first few years that cars were around, it was far more convenient to ride a train somewhere. Roads were in poor condition, and asphalt and concrete didn’t exist. The idea of an intercontinental road was a virtual impossibility.

The history of this highway is so interesting! If you would like to learn more, check out the Lincoln Highway Association website.

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