ISSUE DATE: 05/13/2013
By Larry Dreiling
U.S. Highway 66 was the road where Bobby Troup said you could get your kicks.
It was the route Tod and Buz traveled in a Chevy Corvette every week in early 1960s television to a jazzy Nelson Riddle score.
Sure, it had the moniker of The Mother Road, but for every mother, there also needs to be a father.While Route 66 is the stuff of bigger legend, the Father Road, U.S. Highway 30, better known as the Lincoln Highway, is the stuff of true history. While Route 66 offered romance, the Lincoln Highway offered practicality.
It's within all that practicality that a modern nation was formed, linked from coast-to-coast by the automobile.
The first automobile road across the United States, the Lincoln Highway was also the first national memorial to President Abraham Lincoln, predating the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., by nearly a decade.
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