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Dr. S. M. Johnson Photo Gallery Along Lee Highway (Mid-1920's)

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Francis Scott Key Bridge carries Lee Highway over the Potomac River between Washington, D.C., and Virginia.
Francis Scott Key Bridge carries Lee Highway over the Potomac River between Washington, D.C., and Virginia.
Between Falls Church and Fairfax Court House in Virginia.
Between Falls Church and Fairfax Court House in Virginia.
Crossing Bull Run Battlefield in Virginia.
Crossing Bull Run Battlefield in Virginia.
At Ben Venue, Virginia, 65 miles west of Washington.
At Ben Venue, Virginia, 65 miles west of Washington.
Between Harrisonburg and Staunton, Virginia.
Between Harrisonburg and Staunton, Virginia.
Between Buchanan and Roanoke, Virginia.
Between Buchanan and Roanoke, Virginia.
Following the Roanoke River west of Roanoke, Virginia.
Following the Roanoke River west of Roanoke, Virginia.
Crossing New River at East Radford, Virginia.
Crossing New River at East Radford, Virginia.
Leaving Pulaski, Virginia, Lee Highway skirts the Palisades along New River.
Leaving Pulaski, Virginia, Lee Highway skirts the Palisades along New River.
Between Bristol and Kingsport, Tennessee.
Between Bristol and Kingsport, Tennessee.
Leaving Knoxville, Tennessee, for Chattanooga.
Leaving Knoxville, Tennessee, for Chattanooga.
Several miles north of Athens, Tennessee.
Several miles north of Athens, Tennessee.
Leaving Cleveland, Tennessee, on the way to Chattanooga.
Leaving Cleveland, Tennessee, on the way to Chattanooga.
Looking east along Lee Highway from Huntsville, Alabama.
Looking east along Lee Highway from Huntsville, Alabama.
West of Bolivar in southwest Tennessee.
West of Bolivar in southwest Tennessee.
The paved Lee Highway from Memphis east across Shelby County.
The paved Lee Highway from Memphis east across Shelby County.
Lee Highway bridge spanning White River at De Vall's Bluff, Arkansas.
Lee Highway bridge spanning White River at De Vall's Bluff, Arkansas.
East of Little Rock, Arkansas.
East of Little Rock, Arkansas.
Near Madill, Oklahoma.
Near Madill, Oklahoma.
Near De Queen, Arkansas.
Near De Queen, Arkansas.
18-foot concrete road several miles east of Ardmore, Oklahoma.
18-foot concrete road several miles east of Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Near Walters, Oklahoma.
Near Walters, Oklahoma.
Entering Vernon, Texas.
Entering Vernon, Texas.
Approaching Roswell, New Mexico.
Approaching Roswell, New Mexico.
In the vicinity of Roswell, New Mexico.
In the vicinity of Roswell, New Mexico.
West of Globe, Arizona, on the Miami-Superior Route.
West of Globe, Arizona, on the Miami-Superior Route.
Scene of the Arizona landscape.
Scene of the Arizona landscape.
Lee Highway is a concrete roadway from the east of Phoenix, Arizona, to 35 miles west of the city.
Lee Highway is a concrete roadway from the east of Phoenix, Arizona, to 35 miles west of the city.
Through Wellton, Arizona.
Through Wellton, Arizona.
Crossing the Colorado River at Yuma, Arizona.
Crossing the Colorado River at Yuma, Arizona.
Into the Imperial Valley of California.
Into the Imperial Valley of California.
Updated: 10/18/2013
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