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There's a gentleman who signs himself as Perfesser Creekwater who has walked U S 40, east to west and west to east, several times.

 

Mark posted the following (excerpt) on the US40 road group today about Fairfield, CA:

 

I ALREADY KNEW THAT OLD 40 USED TO GO THIS WAY, BUT WAS "DOWN-GRADED" YEARs AGO, AND THE RT.40 ROAD-SIGNs REMOVED ... :-(

YESTERDAY I DISCOVER'D THAT FOLKs IN FAIRFIELD HAVE RE-INSTALL'D RT.40 SIGNs :-) :-) ---DOZENs OF THEM, ALONG TEXAS STREET, THE TOWN's MAIN STREET, TO ID IT AS "HISTORIC US 40 ROUTE"

 

And, yes, the Perfesser does type in all caps - always has. Interesting snippet to say the least.

 

Hudsonly,

Alex Burr

Memphis, TN

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There's a gentleman who signs himself as Perfesser Creekwater who has walked U S 40, east to west and west to east, several times.

 

Mark posted the following (excerpt) on the US40 road group today about Fairfield, CA:

 

I ALREADY KNEW THAT OLD 40 USED TO GO THIS WAY, BUT WAS "DOWN-GRADED" YEARs AGO, AND THE RT.40 ROAD-SIGNs REMOVED ... :-(

YESTERDAY I DISCOVER'D THAT FOLKs IN FAIRFIELD HAVE RE-INSTALL'D RT.40 SIGNs :-) :-) ---DOZENs OF THEM, ALONG TEXAS STREET, THE TOWN's MAIN STREET, TO ID IT AS "HISTORIC US 40 ROUTE"

 

And, yes, the Perfesser does type in all caps - always has. Interesting snippet to say the least.

 

Hudsonly,

Alex Burr

Memphis, TN

 

Alex,

 

Further evidence that people love the old two lanes!

 

Dave

 

Keep the Show on the Road!

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There's a gentleman who signs himself as Perfesser Creekwater who has walked U S 40, east to west and west to east, several times.

 

Mark posted the following (excerpt) on the US40 road group today about Fairfield, CA:

 

I ALREADY KNEW THAT OLD 40 USED TO GO THIS WAY, BUT WAS "DOWN-GRADED" YEARs AGO, AND THE RT.40 ROAD-SIGNs REMOVED ... :-(

YESTERDAY I DISCOVER'D THAT FOLKs IN FAIRFIELD HAVE RE-INSTALL'D RT.40 SIGNs :-) :-) ---DOZENs OF THEM, ALONG TEXAS STREET, THE TOWN's MAIN STREET, TO ID IT AS "HISTORIC US 40 ROUTE"

 

And, yes, the Perfesser does type in all caps - always has. Interesting snippet to say the least.

 

Hudsonly,

Alex Burr

Memphis, TN

 

I've seen quite a few "Historic Route 40" signs in California along the route in Fairfield, Vacaville, Davis, Sacramento, and Colfax.

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What is the "RT40 road group" is this a forum where there are actual conversations?

 

It's a Yahoo! group. It's not very active.

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Texaco Fire Chief - I recently joined this American Road Forum, and have been participating in the Yahoo Route 40 group for a couple of years. I cannot say it's real active, but it is only as active as the members make it. I personally have been posting pics from Kansas (historic and current) and adding topics as I come across them.

 

Steve

Ellis, KS

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Welcome, Steve. I recognize the handle from the Route 40 Yahoo Group and have seen the Kansas stuff you've posted there. Before that, I don't think I realized there was a Route 40 Association. There is definitely some overlap & mingling between this forum and the Route 40 group. It is, after all, called a web and useful information comes from a bunch of different angles. Hope you have fun here and hope to hear more from you.

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I remember riding in the back seat of a 35 Chev, going through Fairfield, CA long ago. As you were leaving town east bound

there was a Millers Beer sign. It said the "Champagne of Bottled Beer".

 

A couple weeks ago I took Hwy 40 though most of Utah. It is a very good road now, not the old one in most places.

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