Article by Allison Garton:
The first transcontinental highway, Highway 80, once stretched from Savannah, Georgia to San Diego, California and even included a portion made entirely of wood and iron across the dunes of Imperial County known as the Plank Road. Over the years, Highway 80 has been re-routed, re-numbered, bisected, absorbed by newer roads, decommissioned or abandoned in various places. The portion in eastern San Diego County has so much character that you should prepare to spend a full day poking through its nooks and crannies. Take your time, Fellow Explorers.
These first spots were right next to the UFO repair shop:
Now this hole on the other hand DOES go somewhere. I did not attempt to go in there because it is small and I don't like spiders. This is right next to the border, so I wonder......?
A butterfly for good measure. The inside of its wings were baby blue which you could see whenever it flew. So pretty!
This huge snake and the next few photos are a little south of the Mountain Meadows Ghost Town:
Anza Borrego Desert
Cuyamaca State Park