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

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Well, I can report that so far this trip has been decidedly unglamorous, especially compared to how the idea sounds to everyone else. It’s 1:30am and I’m parked at a Flying J truck stop in Gary, IN.  The day was spent running around trying to find the right cable for my inverter, shipping last-minute photos […]


Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Today I leave Canada and head to Chicago to begin the mother of all road trips: Route 66.  2400+ miles from Chicago to Los Angeles, roughly 85% of it still on original Route 66 roads.  I figure this would be a good time to describe this project, and my reasons for doing it. Recently, I lost the […]


Friday, September 18th, 2009

2 days. After weeks of people asking me, “when are you leaving?”, I finally have an answer: in 2 days. The trailer is mostly packed.  Still need to add all of the photo/computer gear, get the bed situation worked out, and install the CO/propane gas leak detector.  There are a bunch of last-minute things to […]


Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Pat Jeflyn from CBC Windsor did a lovely piece about my upcoming trip.   The clip talks about the project and my plans – they even included a time-lapse of me putting my Aliner trailer up (which takes a mere minute).  …and check out the awesome plug made by anchor Susan Pedler at the end!  Thanks, […]