A man changes a flat tire in the mud west of DeKalb. Image courtesy of the Regional History Center ...
Section 14 of the paving of the Lincoln Highway
This image is of the road after paving. Image courtesy of the Regional History Center at Northern Illinois University.
Aurora Tire & Battery Shop
Can you guess when this picture was taken of the Aurora Tire & Battery shop? Image from Ruth Frantz.
Welcome to the Land of Lincoln Highway, a web site of the Illinois Chapter of the Lincoln Highway Association! This web site celebrates Lincoln Highway in Illinois through stories, photographs, maps and more. It also keeps its members in touch with news and the latest events. We hope you enjoy the ride!
Lincoln Highway, the first improved transcontinental highway in the U.S. forever changed the way Americans saw their country. The first Seedling Mile of this historic highway was laid right here in Illinois, near Malta.