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The quirkiest vintage gas stations you can still visit on a road trip, from a photographer who spent 40 years documenting whimsical roadside attractions across the US

Photographer and architecture critic John Margolies spent 40 years documenting quirky and whimsical roadside attractions across the United States. Between 1972 and 2008, he captured a total of 11,710 images, which are now available under the public domain through the Library of Congress. Margolies photographed everything from diners to motels […]
The quirkiest vintage gas stations you can still visit on a road trip, from a photographer who spent 40 years documenting whimsical roadside attractions across the US
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A photographer spent 40 years documenting America’s unique roadside attractions in more than 11,000 photos. Here are the coolest ones.

The Library of Congress just released more than 11,000 images of roadside attractions and classic Americana into the public domain. Critic and photographer John Margolies took the high-resolution photos over 40 years of travelling around the country. The photos document drive-ins, car washes, diners, and other unusual structures. Visit Business […]
A photographer spent 40 years documenting America’s unique roadside attractions in more than 11,000 photos. Here are the coolest ones.
Lifestyle

A photographer spent 7 years exploring the barren expanse of America’s highways and returned with stark photos documenting the difficult realities of life in the US

Atlanta, Georgia-based photographer Joshua Dudley Greer has spent the last seven years taking road trips across America and photographing along the 46,876-mile-long Interstate Highway System. Greer felt that exploring the Interstate Highway System, which he calls “a physical manifestation of our national character,” would give him the best understanding of […]
A photographer spent 7 years exploring the barren expanse of America’s highways and returned with stark photos documenting the difficult realities of life in the US
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How Area 51 became the center of alien conspiracy theories

Area 51 has been the focal point of alien conspiracy theories in America for decades. The remote military base in the Nevada desert has a lot of history, and has been associated with aliens almost since its inception. In 1954, President Eisenhower authorised the development of a top secret, high-altitude […]
How Area 51 became the center of alien conspiracy theories