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Lincoln Highway

Begun in 1913, the Lincoln Highway was the United States first transcontinental automobile highway. It ran from San Francisco, California in the west to New York City, New York in the east. When the numbered highway system replaced the old named highway system in the late 1920s, most of the old Lincoln Highway became United States Highway 30. The route can be roughly approximated by United States Highway 1 (in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania), United States Highway 30 (west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and east of Grand Island, Nebraska), Interstate 80 (west of Grand Island and east of Salt Lake City), dirt road through Fish Springs, Utah (west of Tooele, Utah and east of Ibapah, Utah) connecting to United States Highway 93 (south of dirt road and north of Ely, Nevada), and United States Highway 50 (west of Ely) today. Long after most other named highways have vanished by the wayside, markers still exist that delineate the route of the Lincoln Highway.

A number of quaint "Official Road Guides" to the Lincoln Highway were published by the Lincoln Highway Association.

See also: United States highway

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