On Sunday, April 26, 2020, the folks who bring you Gribblenation (Adam, Doug and Tom) had the opportunity to sit down for a roundtable interview and conversation with the host of the Roadwaywiz YouTube channel. During the two hour conversation, you'll have the opportunity to learn about the history of the Gribblenation site (it'll be 20 years strong in January 2021) and find out a few things about the folks who manage Gribblenation. This was a fun interview to take part in. The video can be viewed by clicking on the play button below.
Interstate 40 within California is entirely contained to San Bernandio County over a course of 155 miles from Interstate 15 in Barstow east to the Arizona State Line at the Colorado River. Interstate 40 is aligned entirely in the Mojave Desert over the same general corridor established by US Route 66 and the National Old Trails Road. Interstate 40 is known as the Needles Freeway and has an interesting backstory which included the prospect of the Bristol Mountains being excavated by way of nuclear blasts as part of Operation Carryall. Part 1; the history of Interstate 40 in California The focus on this blog will be primarily centered around the construction of Interstate 40 ("I-40") within California. That being said the corridor of automotive travel east of Barstow to the Arizona State Line was largely pioneered by the National Old Trails Road ("NOTR") In April of 1912 the NOTR was organized with the goal of signing a trans-continental highway between Baltim