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Burt, Olive W., The National Road: How America's Vision of a Transcontinental Highway Grew Through Three Centuries to Become a Reality, The John Day Company, 1968.

Gray, Ralph, "From Sea to Shining Sea," National Geographic, July 1961. (A journey along U.S. 40 from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to San Francisco, California.)

Ierley, Merritt, Traveling the National Road, The Overlook Press, 1990.

Jordan, Philip D., The National Road, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1948.

Raitz, Karl, editor, The National Road, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Schlereth, Thomas J., U.S. 40: A Roadscape of the American Experience, Indiana Historical Society, 1985.

Schneider, Norris F., The National Road: Main Street of America, The Ohio Historical Society, 1975.

Searight, Thomas B., The Old Pike: A History of the National Road, with Incidents, Accidents, and Anecdotes Thereon, and Bruce, Robert, The National Road, Reprint for the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society.

Stewart, George R. U.S. 40: A Cross Section of the United States, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1953 (reprinted by Greenwood Press, 1973).

Vale, Geraldine R. and Thomas R. U.S. 40 Today: Thirty Years of Landscape Change in America, University of Wisconsin Press, 1983.

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