Saturday, February 21, 2009

Lincoln Logs: Collection for Sale-- Postcards-- Students Involved

Some New News About an Old Road-- The Lincoln Highway!!!


1. COLLECTION FOR SALE-- There is/was an impressive Lincoln Highway collection for sale on e-Bay offered by a person from St. Petersburg, Florida. It included 80 postcards, all but three from 1915 to the 1950s. It also included the LHA Forum Vol 1 to Vol. 5, as well as books by Drake Hokanson and Brian Butko and a Route 30 tee shirt.


2. POSTCARDS-- There is a great old postcard trip across central Pennsylvania from Gettysburg to Ligonier. You can see it at http://ligonierliving.blogspot.com.


3. STUDENTS INVOLVED-- The Dec. 19th Chambersburg Public Opinion reported that students of the Franklin County Career and Technology Center are building a replica of a 1920 Selden apple truck which will be placed along US-30 as part of the Lincoln Highway heritage Project. This is an important part of Somerset and Bedford county's heritage . There will also be a display on US-30 which will be integrated into classrooms. The 1.5 scale truck will be eleven feet tall, 25 feet long, and thirteen feet wide.

Now, You Know. --RoadDog

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