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Lincoln HighwayGrand Central - New York, NY

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The most famous train station in the world is located in Midtown Manhattan. The original route for Lincoln Highway, 42nd Street, passes on the south side of Grand Central.

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location: New York

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayChrysler Building - New York, NY

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One of the most recognizable buildings in all of New York City. The Chrysler building is located along the north side of 42nd Street, the original route for Lincoln Highway though the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: never

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteComanche Motel - Fort Stockton, TX

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The Comanche Motel, a cool tourist motel from the 1930s along the OST, still serving the touristas as both a budget motel and an RV park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteRio Conchos Tourist Court - Fort Stockton, TX

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The location of some very solidly built tourist courts from the 1930s along the old US 290/OST.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteKansas City, Mexico, and Orient Railway Passenger Depot - Fort Stockton TX

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The beautiful Spanish mission revival style Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient RR passenger depot was a landmark for travelers along the OST.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/14/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteKansas City, Mexico, and Orient Railway Freight Depot - Fort Stockton TX

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Travelers along the OST would have passed the KCM&O Freight depot on their way west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/14/2017

last visited: 12/21/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Chihuahua and Overland Trail -- Rooney Park, Fort Stockton TX

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A handsome plaque on a boulder preserves the memory of the Comanche Springs campsite of Spanish explorer Juan Dominguez de Mendoza, whose blazed the Chiuhuahua trail through Texas and Mexico, an important overland trade and emigrant route

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Comanche Springs, Fort Stockton TX

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An official state historic marker at Rooney Park and Fort Stockton preserves the history of the Comanche Springs, now dry, but which, when they flowed, were an important stop on the Lower San Antonio-El Paso Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Lancaster Hill Wagon Ruts, SH 290 rest area near Sheffield TX

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Travelers on SH 290 west of Ozona to Sheffield are rewarded with an amazing view of the Pecos River Valley from Lancaster Hill, with the added sight of cool Old San-Antonio-El Paso Road wagon ruts from the 1850s from the rest area at Lancaster Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Fort Lancaster, SH 290 near Sheffield TX

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Wagon ruts from the San Antonio-El Paso Road leading to and from Texas frontier-era Fort Lancaster lie along State Highway 290 west of Ozona

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteDefunct Garage -- SH 290 at Ave F, Sheffield TX

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In the hey day of the OST, Sheffield got enough automobile traffic from the OST to support 2 tourist courts, 5 gas stations, and a garage. Those days are long gone -- and so are these businesses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteLancaster Hill Wagon Ruts - SH 290 near Sheffield TX

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Travelers who bumped along the OST west of Ozona to Sheffield would be rewarded with an amazing view of the Pecos River Valley from Lancaster Hill, with the added sight of cool Old San-Antonio-El Paso Road wagon ruts from the 1850s

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteFort Lancaster -- SH 290 near Sheffield TX

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In the early days of the OST, travelers would have come over Lancaster Hill and spied the ruins of Fort Lancaster, which protected traffic along the Old San Antonio-El Paso Road from the 1850s-1870s

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteSutton County Courthouse -- Sonora TX

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The Sutton County Courthouse in Sonora, located on the OST, and one of the best places in West Texas to have a picnic and a cool drink if you were an early OST traveler

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteSutton County Centennial County Marker -- Sonora TX

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The Sutton County 1936 Centennial pink granite block county marker stands along the OST along the old SH 27/US290, now State Loop 467, and could use some MAJOR TLC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Sonora TX

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The Sutton County 1936 Centennial pink granite block county marker stands along the Old Spanish Trail along the San Antonio-El Paso Road, east of Sonora on State Loop 467

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsFt. McKavett - Ft. Clark Military Road -- Roosevelt TX

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A state historic marker along state Loop 291 (the historic Old Spanish Trail auto route) preserves the history of an even earlier road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteOST sign - Roosevelt, TX

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A handmade welded Old Spanish Trail sign stands along the historic OST route, and has been repurposed to advertise the Old Spanish Trail Apartments (that no longer exist) in downtown Roosevelt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteOld Gas Station & New Deal Cafe - Roosevelt, TX

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This 1920s/1930s gas station and cafe at Roosevelt Texas catered to the automotive and dining needs of travelers along the Old Spanish Trail.

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location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Old Spanish Trail Auto RouteRoosevelt Store - Roosevelt, TX

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The Roosevelt Store, always a center of this tiny community, whose best days coincided with the OST.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadHarford Town or Bush - Abingdon, MD

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A state marker along old US 40, now MD state route 7.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThis Tablet - Abingdon, MD

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Possibly one of the most important historical sites in all of the modern world. It is the site where any declaration of independence was adopted by any government.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe Bush Declaration - Abingdon, MD

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A state historical marker along old US 40, now MD state route 7.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadThe General's Highway - Aberdeen, MD

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A historical marker commemorates the original route General Washington took in 1783 on his way to Annapolis to resign from the army to become the President of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadAberdeen High School - Aberdeen, MD

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This building served as the Aberdeen High School before the more modern complex was completed about a mile to the north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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