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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Steve Bloomer: Skyview Drive In, Belleville, Il

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 27 July 2014 · 55 views
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The Summer 2014 issue of American Road Magazine brought back one of our favorite family themes for the lazy, hazy days of summer, A Night at the Drive In Part 2 . This issue features more than 30 outdoor movie theatres. According to Steve Bloomer , second-generation owner of the Skyv...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Linda Sweat: Odessa,tx Jack Rabbit Central Part 2

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 30 June 2014 · 181 views
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Our Spring 2014 issue of American Road Magazine featured an article entitled Hopping the Hippety Highway by Jillian Gurney.  The author followed rabbit trails all over the country tracking down big bunnies.  One of the stops was Odessa, Texas, home of the largest jackrabbit in the...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Dan Parsons: Nanticoke Heritage Byway

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 23 June 2014 · 343 views
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In the Spring 2014 issue of the magazine Tunnel Vision highlighted the birth of a new scenic roadway, the Nanticoke Heritage Byway which will eventually traverse parts of southern and western Delaware. In this podcast Dan Parsons, a historic preservationist for the Delaware, tells us...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Mike Cline: Great American Roadside Art

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 12 June 2014 · 210 views
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The Tunnel Vision Column of our Spring 2014 issue of American Road Magazine featured a bizarre piece of art called the “Paulverizer” in front of an auto recycler on Highway 501 in Buena Vista, VA.  It is just one of dozens of huge, humorous and highly imaginative works of...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Jim Kor & Bruce Sewart: Urbee 2 Part 2

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 31 May 2014 · 311 views
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In our Spring 2014 issue of American Road Magazine we presented the story of a three wheeled, bullet-shaped orange car called the Urbee 2 in our Friends in the Fast Lane column.  The strange little car represents the vision of Jim Kor and Bruce Stewart to build an aerodynamically perfect...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Jim Kor & Bruce Sewart: Urbee 2 Part 1

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 31 May 2014 · 276 views

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In our Spring 2014 issue of American Road Magazine, you’ll find a story about a three wheeled, bullet shaped orange car called the Urbee 2 in our Friends in the Fast Lane column.  The strange little car represents the vision of Jim Kor and Bruce Stewart to build an aerodynamically p...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Mike Conlin: Finding The Jefferson Highway

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 28 May 2014 · 309 views
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2016 will mark the official 100th anniversary of our numbered highway system.  Up to 1926 the process of naming, building and publicizing a stretch of roadway was very much a local affair.  The results were often confusing if pleasantly familiar to the home team.  The named...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Erika Nelson: Titanic Turtle

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 19 May 2014 · 333 views
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The Think Big Column in our magazine is a regular platform for some of the most remarkable sights along the American Road.  Erika Nelson is the peripatetic folk artist who chronicles kings and queens of the highway like the largest ketchup bottle or biggest baseball bat in the...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Joan Nothern: Rediscovering The Midland Trail

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 30 April 2014 · 349 views
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In the Spring 2014 issue in the Friends in the Fast Lane department, we show a Kansas artist David DeArmond who was so moved by the 1916 Midland Trail Tour guide that he began painting scenes mentioned in the book.  Now people like our guest, Joan Nothern , of the Solomon Valle...


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Laura Chisholm: Butterfly House St. Louis, Mo

Posted by Foster Braun , in American Road Trip Talk (Podc... 26 April 2014 · 342 views
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Butterflies normally conjure up beautiful images of colorful, delicate winged creatures flitting by your mind’s eye.  How about throwing in a few thousand cockroaches you can play with and lots of hungry caterpillars?  In the Spring 2014 issue of American Road Magazine in ou...