Southern California Highways

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


Virtual Tour of US 99
Open from Figueroa St in Los Angeles to Famoso, CA

6_smallVirtual Tour of US 6
Open from Newhall Pass to the Utah / Nevada State Line


Virtual Tour of the Ridge Route
Open from Castaic to Gorman

Ridge Route Preservation Organization
Dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Historic Ridge Route

Virtual Tour of US 466

Open from Morro Bay to Barstow


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 – 2018 by Michael F Ballard

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Your Resource For Highways, Geology, Railroads, History, Bicycling, And More Throughout Southern California Since 1995.

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