Saline County, Nebraska

Friend has a friendly atmosphere. (September 1999 photo)
By our calculation the midpoint on transcontinental Route 6 was a few miles east of here, just east of Milford. Nonetheless, Friend claimed the distinction on this postcard. Along Route 6 in the middle of the country, especially in Colorado, Nebraska, and Iowa, centrality on a coast-to-coast highway was important to local residents. During its transcontinental era, Route 6 connected these places to the world.

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