Historical Highways of Central and Southern California

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Welcome to the Historical Highways page! This site will help you explore some of the historic roadways throughout Southern California. The links below, as well as the menu, will lead you throughout the regions highway network. Enjoy the ride!

Pictorial Guide to Southern California Highways

99_smallVirtual Tour of US 99
Open from Figueroa St in Los Angeles to the Kern River in Bakersfield

6_smallVirtual Tour of US 6
Open from Newhall Pass to Tonopah, Nevada

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Virtual Tour of the Ridge Route
Open from Castaic to Gorman

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Virtual Tour of SR-118 and Foothill Blvd
Newhall Pass to Pasadena

ca_126_old_sm-bearTour of SR-126
Santa Clarita to Ventura

US 80 in San Diego and Imperial Counties

US 101 in San Diego County

US 395 in San Diego County

ca_178_smHistorical Tour of Highway 178 in Kern County
by Russ Connelly

Special Sections:

Images from Caltrans (California Department of Transportation) on this site are used with permission. Do not use without proper permission.

Copyright 1997 – 2014 by Michael Ballard

Your Resource For Highways, Geology, And More Throughout Southern California Since 1995

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