The Treasures of Route 11

Two photo essays in, and there's so much more in this four-hour stretch of old highway.

Back in November, I did a long photo essay on U.S. Route 11 in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. I drove from Winchester to Buchanan, through lots of small old towns and countryside. It’s a beautiful trip, and the bypassing of this route by I-81 has frozen the landscape in time pretty much as it looked circa 1960-1970. I didn’t get to use anywhere near all …

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