Posts Tagged ‘honoring president’

Offbeat 1917 LH brochure touts water fountain

January 27, 2011

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO
A brochure scanned and online for free download touts a Lincoln Highway water fountain design that was to be placed from coast to coast. Also proposed were cement tourist cabins to be built resembling Abraham Lincoln’s log cabin. Both ideas intended to honor the slain President. A map shows the “Reno Branch” of the LH from Reno, Nevada to … Los Angeles!

http://openlibrary.org/books/OL24589131M/Lincoln_Highway_Fountain_Society