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

Category: The Road

Archive for the ‘The Road’ Category

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Ludlow is a mover and a shaker in southern California – but Ludlow is not a person.  Ludlow is a tiny town on Route 66. What do you do when the main street running through your town is diverted?  Well, you move your town!  That’s what Ludlow did, anyway.  Twice. Back in the 1880s, Ludlow […]


Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Special delivery: yesterday I realized that a package I picked up 2400 miles back still had another 175 miles to go before its destination.  This is a fun story about chance meetings on the road.  It’s also one that might make my mother squirm. On the way back to Canada after the Route 66 trip, […]


Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

On Wednesday there was a big Route 66 event on Santa Monica Pier.  I had every intention of being there but in the end I didn’t make it (more on why in an upcoming post).  Fortunately, a lot of media did make it – so here are a couple of links sent to me by […]


Sunday, November 1st, 2009

I made it! It was late at night, after over 11 hours of driving, when I finally arrived at the corner of Lincoln and Olympic in Santa Monica: the official end of Route 66.  I had read that the end was sort of underwhelming and indeed it was.  Most people move onto Palisades Park at […]