It's the centennial of the Lincoln Highway (US 40) in Sacramento

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  • Constructing the Lincoln Highway, 1916 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Gold Creek Bridge, Orangevale Avenue, Orangevale, present-day (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Gold Creek Bridge, Orangevale Avenue, Orangevale, 1915 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Orangevale Avenue, Orangevale, present-day (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Folsom Road (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway between West Sacramento and Yolo Causeway (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Folsom Blvd., 1921 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway between Elk Grove and Stockton (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway road cut, Orangevale Ave., Orangevale (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Stretch of old Lincoln Highway, present day (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway in 1924 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/James Lin)
  • Lincoln Highway between Sacramento and Stockton (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway bridge in Folsom, present-day (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway goes through Elk Grove, 1924 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • 12th Street over American River, 1914 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Auburn Road (Boulevard), American River, 1914 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Auburn Blvd. at Placerville Road, 1927(Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • 12th Street subway, Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • 5316 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
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  • Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, 1927 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Del Paso Blvd. (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Del Paso causeway north of the American River, 1890s-1925 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Old Bass Lake Road, El Dorado Hills, 1917 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Old Bass Lake Rd., present-day (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Rocklin Road near Roseville (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Sacramento Tire Company serviced Lincoln Highway travelers (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Sisley Road, Penryn, present-day (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Northern Electric overpass over Lincoln Highway in Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Orangevale Ave., Orangevale (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Orangevale Road before it was renamed to Greenback Lane, Orangevale, 1927-28 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Upper Stockton Road (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Water stop along the Lincoln Highway in Clarksville (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Yolo Causeway, 1917 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway concrete marker, 1928 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Upper Stockton Road between Elk Grove and Galt (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Wackford Brothers in east Sacramento, 1920 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Washington Blvd. underpass in Roseville (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • M St on north side of bridge in downtown Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway cuts through Orangevale, 1919 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Riverside Blvd. at 6th St., Roseville (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Sisley Road, Penryn, 1914 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • 12th and C streets, Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • 1928 Lincoln Highway marker at Auburn Blvd. and Sylvan Corners in Citrus Heights, present day (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway marker on Marble Mt. north of Clarksville (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Auburn Blvd. looking toward Sylvan Corners in the distance in Citrus Heights (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Looking north on White Rock Road, Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Looking toward Latrobe Road, Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lower Sacramento Road which would become part of the Lincoln Highway, 1901 (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway west of the Sacramento River (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • White Rock Road, Sacramento (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
  • Lincoln Highway/Orangevale Ave., Orangevale (Courtesy California Lincoln Highway Association/Gary Kinst)
    
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See images of the Lincoln Highway, considered the first coast-to-coast highway in the U.S., as it looked under construction and its heyday in the Sacramento area.

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