Category Archives: Goodyear Cutoff

The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Ibapah, Far Western Utah

I must say that Ibapah has acquired something of a mystique amongst Lincoln Highway enthusiasts and I’m certainly one of those who feels that way. In recent years it was the only location with gasoline between Ely and Tooele, but … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Goodyear Cutoff and Gold Hill

I left Callao with some regret – the beauty and the isolation are so attractive. The photo below is of the road from Gold Hill looking back to the flats. Callao would be the vague line of green in the … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – The Old vs. The New – On To Ibapah

Let’s review the object of this Salt Lake Desert route: it was to bypass the salt flats and travel on relatively hard ground from Dugway to Ibapah. Look at this sketch of the area. Click on it to enlarge – … Continue reading

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