Updated: Posts about the National Road and US 40 in Pennsylvania and West Virginia
Updated: my posts about a 2009 road trip along the National Road and US 40 in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Scenes from the National Road in 1920
Long about March I’ve been cooped up so long that I start to itch for my first spring road trip. The guys over at the American Road forum have been talking about the National Road a lot lately. One fellow there has started an ambitious online project to capture the road’s history. It has me…
This post about the National Road in Pennsylvania is brought to you by the letter S
I have this writer/artist friend who tries to get my engineering-school-educated roadgeek goat by saying things like, “Bridges are named after people who stir the soul, the poets and the artists! That’s why you never see bridges named after engineers!” In response, I usually make pshh noises and say things like, “Seeing his design built…
Addison Toll House on the National Road in Pennsylvania
A view of the Addison Toll House on the National Road in Pennsylvania.