Sandi Wheaton's photographic journey from Chicago to LA with a Jeep, an Aliner trailer and a bunch of cameras

Blog archives for September, 2009

Archive for September, 2009

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Short post – not much time right now but I had to share this: a very kind soul has started what he calls the “One-Tank Sponsorship” program.  He has given me money to pay for a tank of gas, in hopes that others will follow suit.  I can’t believe the kindness and support of some people!  […]


Thursday, September 24th, 2009

“Don’t take the road – let the road take you.”  Sage words from a couple who are no strangers to taking in strangers. I stopped in Funk’s Grove to take some photos of the old-fashioned general store and empty train depot.  A truck stopped and a friendly guy with a greying handlebar moustache got out.  […]


Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Here is one of the many kitschy delights to be found along Illinois’ Route 66: the Gemini Giant in Wilmington.  He is a 1965 Muffler Man, now stationed at the Launching Pad Drive-In.  This is the first of three giants I’ll see in this state, apparently.  (…lookit his face!  It’s creepy!) For those of you […]


Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Well, I made it through Chicago without hitting anything or anyone, so that is good news.  It was stressful and I kept missing exits because the Jeep with the trailer on it is just too long in busy traffic to be able to get across a few lanes and exit on time – but the […]