Pony Express

WANTED Young, skinny, wiry fellows, not over eighteen, must be expert riders willing to face death daily. Orphans preferred. Wages $25 per week Apply: Pony Express Stables St Joseph, Missouri So read the wording of the ad for Pony Express riders. From Bonneville our route has taken us on the most Loneliest Highway in America ...

Our Road – The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway was the first successful, all weather coast to coast transcontinental highway in the USA, making it for awhile the most famous road in America. Prior to the Lincoln Highway the roads were mainly unpaved dirt roads which lead motorists aimlessly from one settlement to the next with few people able to to ...

NYC to Chicago

NYC to Chicago
Had a final coffee before picking up our rental, then leaving the girls behind for more retail therapy, headed off down 6th Avenue or Avenue of the Americans as it is known locally to Chicago. First challenge was to get out of NYC. The roads leading into the Holland Tunnel were packed as eight lanes ...

World Trade Centre – Revisited 1

World Trade Centre - Revisited
Having first visited the WTC site only a couple of months after its destruction and having followed the clearing of the debris for a couple of years thereafter, it was great to see the full rebuild and the memorial to those that were lost. The city has done an absolutely fabulous job. For me the ...
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