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on October 14, 2016
This is a good work on an arcane but important topic for anyone with an interest in highways and history here in California. Brought back memories of a lifetime of trips up and down the state on Highway 99.
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on January 30, 2012
This book is the southern leg of Hwy. 99, which we traveled a lot when I was a kid in the 50's, so the book brings back a lot of memories. The author has researched roadway features, buildings, etc., and includes descriptions and photos of those that are still present as well as those that are long gone. I also have the book about the leg from Sacramento to the Oregon border, & it is equally nostalgic. Highly recommended, especially if you grew up in California!
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on September 20, 2010
This well researched book tells the story of highway 99 in both text and pictures. It is a story of the towns and the people who had the vision to create a 1600 mile highway that started at in Washington at the Canadian border and ended at the Mexican border in California. The book also has a turn-by-turn guide to help you find what still remains of this historic road from Sacramento to the highway's end
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on November 13, 2013
My parents can't stop raving about the book, I sent it as a gift after seeing at in a display case at a rest-stop of all places. Brings them back to driving the old route when it was just that!
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on July 7, 2013
Great book, especially the area on the Grapevine, and Ridge Route. For anyone interested in California highways, this is an excellent book.
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