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Catching Up: US 401 north of Raleigh

Early in May, I took a road trip up US 401 into Virginia.  Later that day I took, US 301 south from Skippers to Halifax, NC (but that is a separate series and post that will come later).

Photo Set on flickr.

This trip generated a handful of locations for the Carolina Crossroads Project....

 Kearney

...but as I headed further away from Raleigh - there were some goodies.

No Food No Fuel - (Black and White)

I like the stenciled zero in this US 401 shield.

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I need to go back and photograph the towns of Warrenton and Wise, but my focus that day was US 301, and it certainly didn't disappoint.

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H.B. Elkins said…
Kentucky's District 11 used to make extensive use of stenciled numbers. Any thing with a closed loop -- 4, 6, 8, 9 and 0 -- was fair game. They are slowly disappearing but there are some from 30 years ago still standing in that area. I try to photograph them whenever I come across one.

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