Map Finds from February 15th

Occasionally we make trips out to area flea markets, swap meets and antique stores in the search for more maps to add to our growing collection. The majority of these are open on weekends, with others, like New Castle Farmers Market's outdoor flea market in Delaware (a long time favorite of mine), open on Friday [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:19:31-05:00February 16th, 2016|Arizona, Maps, New York, Ohio, U. S. Highways|0 Comments

Indiana-Michigan Trip Day 2 (Cincinnati, OH to Coldwater, MI)

Began the morning of day 2 just outside Cincinnati on a cloudy morning with the last remnants of cold front moving out. Decided to poke around downtown Cincinnati for an hour or so before heading westward along Interstate 74 to Champaign, Illinois. The trip would turn us north along Interstate 57 and east to Michigan [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:17-05:00November 12th, 2011|Highways, Illinois, Indiana, Interstate Highways, Ohio, U. S. Highways|0 Comments

WV-OH-KY Trip – Day 5 (Mt. Sterling, KY to Western NC)

Rounding out the northern component of our trip, covering Interstate 64 east through eastern Kentucky to Charleston and a rehash of the West Virginia Turnpike south among other revisits of roads previously driven. Several more projects worth mentioning on this drive and we cover some in detail below I-64 trailblazer on Kentucky 686 [...]

WV-OH-KY Trip – Day 4 (Youngstown, OH to Louisville, KY)

Day 4 focuses on Interstate 76 west, the Columbus Beltway, and completing Interstate 71 in Kentucky among other roads. Interstate 80 west at Ohio 711. Ohio 711 was completed on October 24, 2005 after three years of construction. The 3.35-mile state route links Interstate 80 and Ohio 11 with Interstate 680. For [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:22-05:00October 6th, 2010|Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Ohio|4 Comments

WV-OH-KY Trip – Day 3 (Cleveland, Erie, Pittsburgh)

Day 3 of the trip focused on documenting the Cleveland area Interstates, walking around Public Square in downtown, heading east to Pennsylvania to redrive the extended Interstate 376, and revisiting the city of Pittsburgh. Orange cones, barriers and signs were omnipresent throughout northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania related to numerous resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation projects. [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:23-05:00October 6th, 2010|Interstate Highways, Ohio, Pennsylvania, U. S. Highways|4 Comments

WV-OH-KY Trip – Day 2 (Hendersonville, NC to Canton, OH)

Road news and notes from the drive between Travelers Rest, South Carolina and Canton, Ohio. Signs of construction along U.S. 25 northbound near East Flat Rock south of Hendersonville Ccompare this scene with this 2007 view. Widening of the two-lane highway is underway to bring it up to four-lane Interstate standards. At-grade [...]

KY-IN-MI-OH Trip Day 5

Day 5 - Cincinnati to the Gulf Coast A few highlights from the final day of traveling from the Cincinnati area back south toward the Gulf Coast of Florida... The start of the morning has us heading north from the Covington area back into Cincinnati over the Brent Spence Bridge. Opened to traffic in 1963, [...]

By |2018-01-17T14:29:46-05:00November 17th, 2009|Interstate Highways, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee|2 Comments

KY-IN-MI-OH Trip Day 4

Day 4 - Detroit to Cincinnati Met up with fellow road enthusiast Dan Garnell the night before and discussed various topics around Michigan and the Great Lakes. One such item was the tanker fire that destroyed the 9 Mile Road overpass along Interstate 75. Dan told us that the damaged bridge was removed but little [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:20:46-05:00November 17th, 2009|Michigan, Ohio|1 Comment

Cleveland Part 2, The Shoreway

The Cleveland Memorial Shoreway is a fantastic road that runs almost right along Lake Erie through downtown and northeastern Cleveland. It is signed, portionally, as Ohio 2 and I-90. The city of Cleveland has drafted and approved a plan to tear down a long elevated section of the freeway to turn into an at-grade urban boulevard [...]

By |2018-01-13T16:34:32-05:00August 23rd, 2006|Ohio|3 Comments
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