June 8, 2012
An amazing video has been digitized of the historic Spiral Bridge in Hastings, showing it in use before its demolition, and a brief shot of its demise. You can check it out here. Thanks to Cathy Wurzer for posting this on the Tales of the Road facebook page!
March 7, 2012
Just added a few new photos to the “Old Highway 28″ article from a visit I made in February. Sadly, the historic Westport signs on the edges of town have been stripped of their 1960 census populations, and new green name plates have been bolted on.
February 1, 2012
Click the image above to see the article on Highway 28’s old route through the tiny town of Westport in rural Pope County Minnesota.
September 28, 2011
Jeff Wulke was kind enough to share the following photos of what is now Chisago County Road 30 (former MN 361, U.S. 61) between Rush City and Pine Creek, where crews have temporarily stripped away the asphalt to reveal the historic original concrete pavement from the 1920’s!! The concrete was poured back in 1927 as […]
August 7, 2011
The first of many new articles on historic U.S. 65 is now up over at the U.S. 65 project! I’ve been sitting on quite a few photos I took last year, and I thought it was time to let U.S. 65 get out from under U.S. 61’s shadow. The first article gives a photo-tour of […]
June 21, 2010
Just finished a major update to the U.S. 61 section of the page to bring it up the snuff with the new routes being added. I also threw in a couple of brand new articles on old alignments along the north shore for good measure (click on the sample photos below to see them). Back […]
September 21, 2009
Another new article at the U.S. 61 project! All visible historic alignments of U.S. 61 along its modern extent in Minnesota are now documented and photographed. Next project? Articles on the historic junctions and roadside structures along the same stretch! Photos have thankfully already been taken for this section, so it shouldn’t take to long […]
September 20, 2009
Two more with photos and maps! Click on the photos below!
September 16, 2009
Hello all. Three more articles added tonight. Enjoy!
September 15, 2009
Brand new article with photos, etc! I also just completed a revamp of the historic U.S. 61 articles, correcting a few design issues etc.