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American Road Trip Talk: Heather Hausmann: Sinful Sidney Sesquicentennial

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 03 July 2017 · 178 views

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In the rough and tumble days of the late 1800’s, the little town of Sidney, Nebraska was an important military and commercial outpost on the railroad lines that were becoming the arteries of American expansion. It was indeed the Wild West, populated by such colorful characters as...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Voices From The Backstairs: Tom Grantham

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 28 May 2017 · 248 views
Cape Girardeau MO, Glenn House
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The Glenn House , a restored Victorian mansion with views of the river on Spanish Street, has been a classic part of Cape Girardeau, MO since it opened for tours in 1980 after a substantial restoration and regularly offers tons of reasons to visit, from their Christmas tours to their inclus...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Rachel Flynn, Veils, Vettes And Vows

Posted by Foster Braun , 24 April 2017 · 471 views
Woodward Dream Cruise 2016
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One of the great American Road annual events is the Woodward Dream Cruise held each year on a stretch of Woodward Avenue in Detroit , MI that runs from Detroit city limits to the suburb of Pontiac nearly 30 miles to the north. The day features classic cars that have been lovingly cared...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Roxie Yonkay: Land And Sky Byway

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 18 April 2017 · 560 views
Land and Sky Byway, Kansas Byways and 1 more...
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In our recent volume 15, number 1 there was a story in the Friends in the Fast Lane column about the National Scenic Byways Program 25th anniversary.  The Scenic Byways 25! event was celebrated at the US Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, DC.  That same month in Kansas a brand-...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Rusty Davis: Michigan's Underwater Byway

Posted by Foster Braun , 28 February 2017 · 1,097 views
Hulls Trace, 1812 and 1 more...
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Credit the dedication of passionate volunteers like Rusty Davis for finding the links to Michigan's first highway, Hull's Trace.  It was part of the road carved out of the wilderness called Michigan and Ohio that followed well worn Native American trails and figured in the failed atte...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Erika Nelson: The Collection Finds A Home

Posted by Foster Braun , 13 February 2017 · 943 views
Erika Nelson
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After a long hiatus, we are back on the American Road with the folks who are part and parcel of the stories in our magazine.  In this first edition, we meet Erika Nelson, one of the authors who has given us a unique view of the American Road’s roadside attractions...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Billy D. Abner: Lil Abner Motel

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 01 August 2016 · 3,333 views
Memory Motel
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Our Summer 2016 issue was dedicated to the theme of Comic Strips and the American Road .  Our Memory Motel column focused on the Li’l Abner Motel in eastern Kentucky.  You might imagine a rustic and rugged haven of rest that matched the cornpone antics of Al Capp’s fam...


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American Road Triptalk (Podcast) Jim Cassler: Three Roads Tour 2016

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 24 May 2016 · 4,311 views
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Road tours have become immensely popular with our readers and listeners.  What better way to enjoy our great national than along its classic two lane arteries?  Roads like the National Road, the Lincoln Highway and Route 66 evoke childhood memories for many of u...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Cory Jobe: Presidential Travel

Posted by Foster Braun , 21 February 2016 · 9,895 views

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The state of Illinois has long been known as the Land of Lincoln because of the wealth of tourist attractions around the 16th President throughout the state.  However, Cory Jobe , Illinois’ Director of Tourism , would like you to know that there are three other first executives who call the...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Erika Nelson: Think Bigger

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 11 February 2016 · 5,583 views

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It’s a brand new year for American Road Trip Talk. We normally use this podcast to introduce you to the people and places behind the stories in the magazine.  In this edition we are going to meet one of the authors who has given us a unique view of the American Road’s roadside attr...