On May 18, 1930, the MacHenry family set out on a 9000-mile road trip across America. Pearl MacHenry's journal, scrapbook of photos, postcards and brochures, and maps from Clason's Touring Atlas documented the trip.
In 1983 The Christmas Story movie didn't make much of an impact. But it has become a Christmas classic. The house that represented the essence of Christmas in the 50's still exists in Cleveland and has a museum attached.
This little family owned motor court dates back to the 1950's and has served traveling salesmen and enthusiastic tourists. It is located in Belle Fourche, S.D. just east of Mt. Rushmore and Devil's Tower monuments.
This new museum opened on Saturday, April 12, 2008 and has proved to be a worthwhile stop when in the Lehigh Valley. Located at Front and Hamilton Streets, the exterior incorporates part of the old Arbogast and Bastian Meat Packing Plant and a modern display facility. The exhibits change often, so the cars in this gallery may no longer be in the museum if you come to visit, but you will always find wonderful cars, bikes, motorcycles, trucks, and more at America On Wheels...www.americaonwheels.org
Vince Cricchio and his wife travelled the length of Route 66 from Chicago to Sta. Monica, CA with a film crew. The results will be a TV series slated for 2012 entitled "America Travels" that will focus on the towns they visited during the trip.
Bowl Plaza is the creation of the Grassroots Art Center in Lucas, Kansas. The plaza is an outdoor restroom built in the shape of a toilet bowl, tank and seat. The art work is all handcrafted from ordinary objects artfully mixed together.
Dave Preston has been an enthusiast of anything with pistons since he was a little tyke. He has been a long time columnist for the American Road Magazine and old friend of editor Thomas Repp and his wife Becky. His deepest passion is reserved for motorcycles which he says are the only way to REALLY appreciate the American Road.
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland is a landmark complex in Frankenmuth, MI 70 miles north of Detroit. Founded by Wally Bronner after WWII; it was dedicated to celebrating CHRIST-mas year round both inside the store and out. It has since become a landmark well known throughout the Midwest.
These are just a few of the sites we have had the pleasure of being at . I am still learning how to post the photos of our different sites we have been at over the years. So just hang in there with me.
New Richmond, Ohio is the scene of annual cardboard boat race on the Ohio River. Ray Perszyk provided the images of the event and the museum which has been created to house some of the more notable and durable craft.