Sinful Sidney Sesquicentennial: Heather Hausmann

Posted on 07/03/2017

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[…]

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Voices From The Backstairs: Tom Grantham

Posted on 05/28/2017

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[…]

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Rachel Flynn, Veils, Vettes And Vows

Posted on 04/24/2017

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[…]

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Roxie Yonkay: Land And Sky Byway

Posted on 04/18/2017

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[…]

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Rusty Davis: Michigan’s Underwater Byway

Posted on 02/28/2017

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[…]

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Erika Nelson: The Collection Finds A Home

Posted on 02/13/2017

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[…]

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Billy D. Abner: Lil Abner Motel

Posted on 08/01/2016

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[…]

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Jim Cassler: Three Roads Tour 2016

Posted on 05/24/2016

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[…]

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Cory Jobe: Presidential Travel

Posted on 02/21/2016

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[…]

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Erika Nelson: Think Bigger

Posted on 02/11/2016

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[…]

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