When Carl Fisher proposed the coast-to-coast Lincoln Highway in 1912, he foresaw an era when automobiles would cruise smooth thoroughfares paved in stone. It was a far cry from most roads of the time, which were little more than rutted, muddy paths, especially beyond city limits.
Munster and Dyer yesterday served notice on L.G. Fischer of Chicago, owner of 2,000 acres of property south of Hammond, that they proposed to go through with plans to open Hohman Street from Munster south to the Lincoln Highway in Dyer.
A Leesburg man began Friday walking through the state of Indiana along the 1928 version of the first transcontinental highway - Lincoln Highway.
A new owner recently signed six leases at the Crossings of Schererville office building, while pursuing extensive renovations.
It has been noted that it is 150 years since Lincoln Highway was dedicated. Few realize its impact on history and the United States.
One hundred years ago, three businessmen envisioned being able to travel across the country.
HIGHLAND | The Highland Historical Society will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Highway on May 23.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The final mural in the Lincoln Highway series in Chicago's Southland was installed Friday on 14th Street in Chicago Heights.
Bloom Trail students, from left, Lajanai Owens, Denise Zavala, and Ashley Crett pick up trash along U.S. 30 near Sauk Village as part of the community service they perform with the school's Navy Junior ROTC.
Bloom Trail students Jesus Franco, left, and Josh Witt with the piles of garbage bags collected along U.S. 30 between Glenwood-Dyer Road and Torrence Avenue. Students from the Steger school volunteered and cleaned up a portion of the route also known as Lincoln Highway.
“Frozen Stiff”, a dinner theater murder mystery, will premiere in the elegant Maki Ballroom of the Lake Court House in Crown Point next month. The production is a benefit for the Lake Court House Foundation Inc.
LYNWOOD | The “Father of the Lincoln Highway” now overlooks the eastern terminus to the Illinois portion of the transcontinental highway.
The Illinois Lincoln Highway's latest mural features a portrait of Carl G. Fisher, considered the "Father of the Lincoln Highway," and is seen Wednesday on Lynwood's Senior/Youth Center.
Artist Jay Allen, of ShawCraft Sign Co. of Machesney Park, Ill., installs a mural Wednesday from the Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition that features a portrait of Carl G. Fisher, considered the "Father of the Lincoln Highway," on Lynwood's Senior/Youth Center.
MERRILLVILLE | A local business is donating $1,000 to help the cause of a Merrillville girl who is raising money for Riley Hospital for Children.
VALPARAISO | Most people don't expect to find tombstones when they are digging in their yard, but Mike Pardo found fragments of one while trenching around the foundation of his house recently.
SAUK VILLAGE | A mural celebrating Old Lincoln Highway has been erected at Fairway Foods, near the corner of Sauk Trail and Torrence Avenue. Created and installed by Jay Allen and Joe Marshall, of ShawCraft Sign Co., it depicts a cow crossing the Kavelage Bridge, built in the early 20th cent…
VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved the agreement with the state that will give the city control of Lincolnway and provide $18 million for improvements to U.S. 30.
VALPARAISO | Three Porter County roads have starring roles in a 90-minute IMAX film featuring some of the state's historical highways.
HOBART| A region candy maker is preparing to host a visit by U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar in support of his efforts to reform the federal U.S Sugar Program.
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