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  • Foster Braun

    National Road Garage Sale 2018

    By Foster Braun

    Click here to listen...  Click here to download.   In  our 2018 Spring Viva Las Vegas issue , under the Friends in the Fast Lane column, the lead story was about an 824 mile long garage sale!  In this American Road Trip Talk podcast,  you are going to meet Pat McDaniel, the lady who dreamed up this great gathering.  The Historic National Road Garage sale took place from May 31 to June 4 Along US 40 from Baltimore to St. Louis.  For ore information visit their Historic National Road Meande
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  • etchr66

    Geneva And Geneva On The Lake Ohio

    By etchr66

    It's summer time and its hot. What better way to cool down then to spend some time at the lake. With that in mind, our Namesake town for this entry is Geneva, Ohio and the nearby summer resort town of Geneva on the Lake. Both are located in Ashtabula County, which has a wealth of museums and sites of historic interest. In addition there are some eighteen covered bridges in the county, including both the longest and shortest covered bridges in the United States. Add the ten or so wineries in the
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  • Alex Burr - hester_nec

    Introduction

    By Alex Burr - hester_nec

    Hello. Tho I am new to this media, blogging, I am not new to American Road. I've been around since the beginning. I do have a road trip web site, but decided to give this blog a try to post my rather infrequent road trips in the Memphis, TN, area.   Being nearly 73 years old I'm old enough to remember the good old days of 2-lane road travel. Indeed, I went with my folks in the late 40's and early 50's on several trips from southern Maine to the Dayton, Ohio, area to visit friends and relatives
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  • Foster Braun

    American Road Trip Talk: Heather Hausmann: Sinful Sidney Sesquicentennial

    By Foster Braun

    Click here to listen… Click here to download… 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 Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane and earned the moniker, Toughest Town on the Tracks. In 2017 what was once called Sinful Sidney is celebrating its Sesquicentennial ( that’s
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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Paul Gilger: Lincoln Highway Centennial Tour Part 4

Click here to listen … Click here to download … The Tunnel Vision column of our Spring 2015 American Road featured an article entitled Joy to the Road about the centennial of a remarkable journey from Detroit to San Francisco by Henry B. Joy, first president of the Packard Motor Car Company in 1915. Between the end of June 2015 and the first week of July, another group of Lincoln Highway enthusiasts made that same trip in 12 days. Their tour guide was Paul Gilger who also led the mapping commi

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Foster Braun

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Paul Gilger: Lincoln Highway Centennial Tour Part 3

Click here to listen... Click here to download … The Tunnel Vision column of our Spring 2015 American Road featured an article entitled Joy to the Road about the centennial of a remarkable journey from Detroit to San Francisco by Henry B. Joy, first president of the Packard Motor Car Company in 1915. Between the end of June and the first week of July 2015, another group of Lincoln Highway enthusiasts are going to make that same trip in 12 days and their tour guide will be Paul Gilger who also

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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Bob Lichty: Lincoln Highway Centennial Tour Part 2

Click here to listen... Click here to download … The Tunnel Vision column of our Spring 2015 American Road featured an article entitled Joy to the Road about the centennial of a remarkable journey from Detroit to San Francisco by Henry B. Joy, first president of the Packard Motor Car Company in 1915. Between the end of June 2015 and the first week of July, another group of Lincoln Highway enthusiasts are going to make that same trip in 12 days. They will be lead by the husband and wife team

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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Rosemary Rubin: Lincoln Highway Centennial Tour Part 1

Click here to listen Click here to download … The Tunnel Vision column of our Spring 2015 American Road featured an article entitled Joy to the Road about the centennial of a remarkable journey from Detroit to San Francisco by Henry B. Joy, first president of the Packard Motor Car Company in 1915. Henry mounted his trusty Packard I-35 and navigated the often-muddy trails that were the Lincoln Highway just two years after the route had been established from New York to San Francisco. Henry’s d

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Foster Braun

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Dan Gavinski: Dell Duck Dynasty Part 2

Click here to listen... Click here to download… Our Spring 2015 issue of American Road Magazine was dedicated to the Trail of the Ancients, finding some of the American Road’s oldest attractions. The Upper and Lower Dells of the Wisconsin River are one of Nature’s works of art in Southwest Wisconsin that have been a tourist attraction since just after the Civil War. It is also the site in 2015 of the 70th anniversary of its famous Duck Tours. No we aren’t talking about a feathery parade. T

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Foster Braun

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Dan Gavinski: Dell Duck Dynasty Part 1

Click here to listen... Click here to download … Our Spring 2015 issue of American Road Magazine was titled The Trail of the Ancients, finding some of the American Road’s oldest attractions. The Upper and Lower Dells of the Wisconsin River are one of Nature’s finest works of art and have been a tourist attraction since just after the Civil War. The Dells are also the site in 2015 of the 70th anniversary of the famous Duck Tours. These amphibious vehicles (DUKW’s or popularly known as Ducks)

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Foster Braun

12 Things To Do After You’Ve Written A New Blog Post By Brody Dorland

https://www.americanroadmagazine.com/forum/blogs/entry/265-%7B%3F%7D/ You’ve just finished writing a great new blog post. You’re excited that you’ve shared your ideas and expertise with the world. But what should you do next? 12 Things to Do After You’ve Written a New Blog Post by Brody Dorland has some good ideas on what to do. http://contentmarketinginstitute.com/2011/03/blog-post-to-dos/is that URL and within it is a link for even more, it's called: 7 NEW Things to Do After You’ve Publis

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About Google +

On Google+ @ https://plus.google.com/u/1/+GuyCook/posts The first question: What do I do first? (in setting up their new website) The answer might well be this simple: Planning Session All good websites come from a good plan. More on that @ the About tab on my Google+ page

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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Thomas Thanas: America's Oldest Dairy Queen

Click here to listen... Click here to download …   That soft, sweet, summertime sensation better known as DQ or Dairy Queen has been a favorite diversion on the American Road celebrated its 75th birthday in March 2015. In the fall of 2013 I traveled to downtown Joliet, Illinois to visit the site of the very first DQ in America. Our Spring 2015 issue is dedicate to the oldest things along the American road and this certain fits the bill. My tour guide was former Joliet City Manager Thomas

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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Mike Marselis: Granddad The Fish

Click here to listen... Click here to download ... The Spring 2015 issue of American Road Magazine was dedicated to tracking down the Ancients along the American highway. One of the stories was a fish tale about the oldest resident at the world famous Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. Its name is “Granddad”, and he’s an Australian lungfish, a scaly survivor of prehistoric times found in very few places around the globe. Our guest, Mike Marselis, is one of the aquarists at the museum who has some in

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Foster Braun

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Doris Schneider: The Big Duck

Click here to listen... Click here to download…   The winter issue of American Road Magazine featured an article entitled American Road’s Big Birds. The story stretched from coast to coast and the steamy south to the cold north in the search of truly large birds or to be more precise their artistic representations like the 21-ton Pheasant in Huron, S. Dakota or the Big Duck on Long Island, NY. In today’s podcast Doris Schneider, the VP of the Friends of the Big Duck is going fill us in on

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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast):mike Ippoliti: Saving The Barber Museum

Click here to listen... Click here to download …   Tunnel Vision always provides our readers with snapshots of fascinating places along the American Road. Our Autumn 2014 issue featured a story about a Contrary Barber Pole at the National Barber Museum in the Columbus, OH suburb of Canal Winchester. Mike Ippoliti is the curator/director of the huge collection of tonsorial memorabilia and he joins us to talk about a recent tragedy that almost wiped out these beloved mementos of what has been

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Foster Braun

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast):randy Goodpasture: Flying Route 66: Part 2

Click here to listen… Click here to download …   The winter 2014-2015 edition of American Road Magazine was for the birds, with lots of wonderful stories and images of birds who have found unique roosts along the American Highway. Since we have our eyes on the skies, we thought that we would bring back a series of podcasts that we did about racing pigeons along Route 66 with Randy Goodpasture.   You only have to mention the words “Route 66” and people all over the world begin to conjure

Foster Braun

Foster Braun

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Randy Goodpasture: Flying Route 66: Part 1

Click here to listen… Click here to download …   The winter 2014-2015 edition of American Road Magazine was for the birds, with lots of wonderful stories and images of birds who have found unique roosts along the American Highway. Since we have our eyes on the skies, we thought that we would bring back a series of podcasts that we did about racing pigeons along Route 66 with Randy Goodpasture. You only have to mention the words “Route 66” and people all over the world begin to conjure up t

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Foster Braun

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Megumi Robinson: Columbus Coffee Trail

Click here to listen... Click here to download… In our winter 2014 edition of American Road Magazine, the Tunnel Vision column featured an article that is bound to get you started on the right foot…unless you're a tea drinker. I’m talking about the Coffee Trail in Columbus, Ohio! In this podcast Megumi Robinson of Experience Columbus will tell you how a group of local businesses got together to create a unique way of promoting themselves and the city of Columbus all at the same time. Oh and

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Foster Braun

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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Heather Taylor: Historic Hotel Trip Guide

Click here to listen… Click here to download…   One thing American Road readers seems to have in common is that they are avid travelers. It’s not enough for most of us to get information about sites; we want to be there as well. A new tool to help you find a very special place to stay is the website of the National Trust for Historic Preservation which is found at www.historichotels.org. Heather Taylor is a spokesperson for National Historic Hotels of America and she will share some of the

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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Chris Wills: The Lincoln Year

Click here to listen... Click here to download…   It’s a brand new year for American Road Magazine and for American Road Trip Talk. Normally we use this podcast to introduce you to the people and places behind the stories in the magazine. This time around we are going to cast our gaze in another direction, forward into 2015... in Illinois, the home of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.   Along Route 66 in Springfield, Illinois you will find the Abraham Lincoln Pre

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