These are some of the vehicles that participated in the cross country convoy. Some are making the entire coast-to-coast journey, while others will only participate in certain legs of the trip. Other images from the convoy, including some of the antique cars on display at the various convoy stops, can be found in the photos section.
ATA Good Stuff 18 WheelerAn 18 wheeler owned by the American Trucking Associations sponsored by their "Good Stuff – Trucks Bring It" program. It is shown here parked at the convoy event in Urbandale, Iowa.
ATA Highway Watch 18 WheelerAn 18 wheeler owned by the American Trucking Associations and sponsored by Highway Watch in partnership with DaimlerChrysler Truck Financial.
Country Coach Recreational Vehicles Mack TruckAn 18 wheeler, affectionately known as "Big Yeller," owned by Country Coach Recreational Vehicles and specially modified to carry some of Country Coach owner Bob Lee's collection of antique cars, such as the 1956 Thunderbird shown at left.
Country Coach Recreational Vehicles Motor CoachA luxury motor coach owned by Country Coach Recreational Vehicles.
Econolite VanPart of the Innovative Mobility Showcase, shown both ready for travel and on display in Wyoming.
Firestone 18 WheelerFirestone provided two trucks, which carry the GPS system that was used to provide online tracking of the convoy as it traveled across the country. This truck commemorates Harvey Firestone's participation in the original 1919 convoy and the company's post-World War I "Ship by Truck" marketing campaign.
Firestone 18 WheelerThe second Firestone truck, commemorating the modern Interstate System and President Eisenhower's role in creating it. It is shown here at the convoy assembly point in San Francisco's Lincoln Park.
Highway Patrol CruiserMany states provided the convoy with police escorts, such as the California Highway Patrol cruiser shown here at the convoy assembly point in Lincoln Park.
Highway Patrol MotorcyclesSome of the police escorts included motorcycles, such as these CHP officers leading the convoy as it departs from Lincoln Park.
Ford ExplorerThe convoy wa being led by four soldiers from the 7th Transportation Group based at Fort Eustis, VA driving a Ford Explorer. They are shown here talking with highway workers at the convoy stop in Ottawa, Illinois.
1951 HudsonAuthor and convoy speaker Dan McNichol drove his gold 1951 Hudson Pacemakers 2-door Coupe in the convoy, shown here on the National Test Road at the convoy stop in Ottawa, Illinois.
ITS Demonstration VanThis Intelligent Transportation Systems demonstration van was part of the Innovative Mobility Showcase featured at convoy stops in Salt Lake City, Omaha, and Chicago.
MCI CruiserMotor Coach Industries, the leading intercity coach manufacturer in the U.S and an event sponsor, sent two coaches on the AASHTO anniversary convoy, including this MCI J4500 coach. The stylish, award-winning J4500 is the nation's best-selling touring model.
MCI CruiserThe second Motor Coach Industries coach was an MCI Commuter Coach. The MCI Commuter Coach is a part of the all-time best-selling coach series in transportation history. MCI is proud to be out on the road with AASHTO, where it can let the public know that motor coaches continue to offer an environmentally friendly, economical, and fun way to see the U.S.A.
John Madden's MCI CruiserLegendary football commentator John Madden's luxury MCI motor coach, popularly known as "the Madden Cruiser" traveled with the convoy on the San Francisco-to-Reno leg of the journey. It is shown here at the convoy assembly area in Lincoln Park.
Roadside Conversations Airstream TrailerEven though the convoy is over, the Roadside Conversations Airstream is still travelling the nation's highways to record and display contributors' stories. Roadside Conversations captures first-person descriptions of events along the Interstate Highway and helps promote a cross-cultural dialog about the meaning of the highway from an individual perspective. Visitors are encouraged to contribute their own stories related to the Interstate Highway System. This project was created by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in partnership with the Illinois Dept of Transportation.
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