National Geographic : 1968 Feb
RIGHT), ANDJAMESR. HOLLAND© N.G .S . Bridge of glass, an Okla homa restaurant caters to drivers on the Will Rogers Turnpike, Interstate 44, north east of Tulsa. Highway plan ners expect increasing use of space above and below free ways for parking lots, parks, restaurants, and office and apartment buildings. Clear, cool water gushing from a hand pump slakes the thirst of a young trail blazer at a Kansas rest area on 1-70. Drivers on long trips are ad vised to make frequent stops. Oasis of refreshment on the Great Plains serves a family near Manhattan, Kansas. For Interstate 70 travelers the state set aside 22 parcels of 10 to 14 acres each, landscaped them with trees and shrubs, installed picnic tables, water, and electricity. Historical markers point out the route of Coronado's expedition and the Santa Fe Trail.