Historic Minnesota Highways Interactive Map Prototype Is Up!

February 25, 2015

Try the map out! A prototype of the map I have been working on (see previous post here) showing only data for Hennepin County is now available. I put this together quickly, so there is no functionality other than what is already built into Google Maps. You can click any of the highway lines for […]


A Winter’s Work

February 1, 2015

Hello fellow historic highway travelers. You may (or may not) have been asking what the heck I’ve been up to the last few weeks in terms of new content for the site. Well, I finally got my graduate degree, so that won’t be getting in the way any more…but now I guess its time to […]


Mn/DOT Restoration of Burns Avenue Overlook

August 11, 2012

The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota recently posted about the ongoing restoration of the Burns Avenue overlook in St Paul using a photo from an article here on the site! Check out their post here.


New Article – Old Highway 28 at Westport

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.


New Article – Historic St Augusta Creek Bridge

January 22, 2012

Finally got around to posting something new, an article on a historic highway bridge near St Cloud that was bugging me to photograph it every time I passed it while driving back and forth to my friend’s farm via I-94 this summer. Click on the photo above to check it out. Also, I’ve changed the […]


U.S. 65 asks: “why does U.S. 61 get to have all the fun?”

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 […]


North Shore Madness!!

July 10, 2011

Over the last month, I’ve been adding photo-articles on the historic alignments and bridges along the North Shore Scenic Highway between Duluth and Little Marais to the U.S. 61 Project. In all, there are 22 new photo-articles to check out! The photos in the articles were taken in a two-day period back in April, 2010. […]


Finally! The New U.S. 61 Interactive Map is DONE!!

May 25, 2011

After months of work and technical setbacks, I have finally finished the year-by-year data for the U.S. 61 interactive map. I have also cleaned up and updated the whole U.S. 61 section, wrapping the old historic alignment and roadside sections into one called “Articles“. For those of you not familiar with the other “year-by-year” maps […]


New U.S. 52 map, and future updates

January 29, 2011

Hello, haven’t updated the blog in awhile, but wanted to let anyone who still checks it what’s going on with the site right now. About a month ago, I added a new interactive map displaying the history of U.S. 52’s route through Minnesota. I was pretty happy with how it turned out, so I am […]


U.S. 61 Page Update and New Articles

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 […]