The American Highway: The History and Culture of Roads in the United States

Books about Highways, Roads, and Roadside Features - O-Z

Here is an alphabetical list of books about Highways, Roads, and "Roadside Features", both historic and modern, compiled by a librarian, that are currently available (in print). Click on the image or title for additional information and availability (purchases are provided by The list is frequently updated; so check back often.


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Books - O-Z

Off the Map: Western Travels on Roads Less Taken     Offbeat Museums: The Collections and Curators of America's Most
Unusual Museums     Old Route 7: Along the Berkshire Highway (Images of America)     On the Back Roads:  Discovering Small Towns of America     On The Road: America's Legendary Highways

Organization Space:  Landscapes, Highways, and Houses in America     Pacific Coast Highway: Traveler's Guide     Pacific Coast Highway: 2,066 Miles from Olympic to Tijuana     Passing Gas: And Other Towns on the American Highway     Pennsylvania Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities and Other Offbeat Stuff

People I Met Hitchhiking On USA Highways     Peterson Flashguides: Roadside Wildflowers: More Than 100 Species-All the Wildflowers Most Commonly Found Along Roadsides Across the United States...     Principles of Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis     Privatizing Toll Roads: A Public-Private Partnership     Readymades: American Roadside Artifacts

Rest Area Review:  California-Nevada     Rest Area Review: Southwest:  Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah     Retro Diner: Comfort Food from the American Roadside     A Revolutionary Day Along Historical US Route 4     Rhode Island Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff     Road Pricing, Traffic Congestion and the Environment: Issues of
Efficiency and Social Feasibility

Road Signs     The Road Taken: A Journey in Time Down Pennsylvania Route 45     Road Trip America: A State-By-State Tour Guide to Offbeat Destinations     Road Trip USA

Roads: Driving America's Great Highways     The Roads of Arkansas     The Roads of Colorado     The Roads of Louisiana     Roads of Texas Atlas

The Roads That Built America: The Incredible Story of the U.S. Interstate System     Roadside America: The Automobile and the American Dream     Roadside America: 365 Days     Roadside Americana: Gas, Food, Lodging

Roadside Americana:...     Roadside Attractions: Cool Cafés, Souvenir Stands, Route 66 Relics, and Other Road Trip Fun     Roadside Crosses in Contemporary Memorial Culture     Roadside Florida: The Definitive Guide to the Kingdom of Kitsch     Roadside Geology of Alaska     Roadside Geology of Arizona     Roadside Geology of Colorado

Roadside Geology of Hawai'i     Roadside Geology of Idaho     Roadside Geology of Maine     Roadside Geology of Montana     Roadside Geology of New Mexico     Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California

Roadside Geology of Oregon     Roadside Geology of Texas     Roadside Geology of Utah     Roadside Geology of Vermont and New Hampshire     Roadside Geology of Virginia

Roadside Geology of Washington     Roadside Giants     Roadside Guide to Indian Ruins and Rock Art of the Southwest     Roadside History: A Guide to Kentucky Highway Markers     Roadside History of Arkansas     Roadside History of Colorado

Roadside History of Idaho     Roadside History of Montana     Roadside History of Nebraska     Roadside History of Nevada     Roadside History of New Mexico     Roadside History of South Dakota

Roadside History of Utah     Roadside History of Wyoming     Roadside Kansas: A Traveler's Guide to Its Geology and Landmarks     Roadside Memories: A Collection of Vintage Gas Station Photographs     Roadside New Mexico: A Guide to Historic Markers

Roadside Plants and Flowers: A Traveler's Guide to the Midwest and Great Lakes Area: With a Few Familiar Off-Road Wildflowers     Roadside Relics: America's Abandoned Automobiles     Roadside Use of Native Plants     Roadside Wildflowers of the Southern Great Plains [paperback]     Roadsides: Images of the American Landscape     Romance of the Road: The Literature of the American Highway

Sierra Nevada Byways: 50 Backcountry Drives For The Whole Family     Smart Highways, Smart Cars     Southern California Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat Stuff     Steeles on Wheels: A Year on the Road in an RV     Super-Scenic Motorway: A Blue Ridge Parkway History     Texas Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities and Other Offbeat Stuff

Texas Old-Time Restaurants and Cafes     Texas Road Trip: Stories from Across the Great State and a Few Personal Reflections     That Ribbon of Highway III: Highway 99 Through the Pacific Northwest     Ticket to Everywhere: The Best of 'Detours' Travel Column     Traffic and Highway Engineering

Travel Arizona: The Back Roads: Twenty Back Road Tours for the Whole Family     The Traveler's Natural Medicine Kit: Easy and Effective Remedies for
Staying Healthy on the Road     Traveling New Mexico: A Guide to the Historical and State Park Markers     Traveling the National Road: Across the Centuries on America's First Highway     Travels With Charley: In Search of America

Trucking North: On Canada's Mackenzie Highway     The Turnpikes of New England [abridged]     The Ultimate Montana Atlas and Travel Encyclopedia     Utah Byways: 65 Backcountry Drives for the Whole Family, Including Moab, Canyonlands, Arches, Capitol Reef, San Rafael Swell and Glen Canyon     Utah Road and Recreation Atlas

Value Guide to Gas Station Memorabilia     The Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave
Signs and Jingles     Virginia Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff     Wacky and Wonderful Roadside Attractions of Alaska     Washington Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities and Other Offbeat Stuff

What Bird Did That?: A Driver's Guide to Some Common Birds of North
America     Wisconsin Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities and Other Offbeat Stuff     Wisconsin Travel Companion: A Guide to History along Wisconsin's Highways     The World Famous Alaska Highway: A Guide to the Alcan & Other Wilderness Roads of the North     The World War II Black Regiment That Built the Alaska Military Highway: A Photographic History

Highways and Roads -- Children / K-12

Get Up and Go: The History of American Road Travel     Highway Builders     Highways and Freeways (Transportation and Communication Series)     Link Across America: A Story of the Historic Lincoln Highway

On the Road (Wheels at Work)     Road Builders     Roads and Tunnels (Superstructures Series)     Road Trip Trivia



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