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Passing Impressions of the American Road

Truckstop, Highway 58, Calif,

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Truckstop, Highway 58, Calif,

Like Elaine Mayes, Steve Fitch was inspired by the mythology of the American road trip. He chose to fix his lens on roadside stops, such as trucks, cafes, motels and local shops.
Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.