Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Zipping Along I-80




The Interstate Highway System is fifty years old this year, and believe it or not there is a site—Previous Interstate Facts of the Day—where you can read all about it. For instance, this from August 27th:
In the view of many, Steppenwolf’s “Born to be Wild” conveys the mystique of an Interstate road trip the best:

Get your motor running
Head out on the highway
Looking for adventure
In whatever comes our way....


Turns out we owe it all to Dwight D. Eisenhower.

2 comments:

lucette said...

I love to take pictures from a moving car, don't you?

MJN/NYC said...

Actually, when I took these pictures traffic was stopped dead, and I turned off the car and got out with my camera. But I do love taking pictures from a moving car, even if I'm driving, and even if they turn out blurry.