This page features articles about the history, the important people, and the development of America's numbered U.S. highways.
If you have a little knowledge you'd like to share about an old highway and the people who created and promoted it, please feel free to send me a message with your ideas. Articles submitted will remain your intellectual property, and you will get full credit online. Remember that a few pictures will help to spice up your article.
"State Route will be Numbered and Marked with Distinctive Bear Signs"
August 1934 article on signing California state highways. [pdf download]
"First New State Route Number Sign Installed With Ceremony at Carmel"
October 1934 article on the installation of California's first state route sign. [pdf download]