Welcome to Eric Buchanan's Highway Photos Web Site!



[Henry Coe in February 1996]

This is Henry Coe State Park in February 1996. I was on my commute and I took this with a zoom lens.

This hobby website is intended for highway enthusiasts and people who work with highways, to allow you to see many photos from highway trips across the US and Canada.  If you're a fan of roads, you have come to the right place. This site emphasizes road trips heavily, and doesn't include any exit lists (too many others have done that much better than I can.)

I also have a few sign photos. I was one of the first sites to host a large number of highway photos. Of course my photos of Interstate 80 are the most popular on my entire site.

I cover all kinds of highways. Interstate highways, US Highways, state highways, county highways, and Canadian highways. And also I have photos of former highways.

Please contribute to my site by sending in your highway photos on my submissions page. I know 11 types of martial arts and I am really into genealogy. I am learning eleven kinds of computer programming. I mainly use NetBSD and I do not know Windows that well. I could not make and run this site on windows.

Thank you to all the contributors to my site! I am open to all highway related correspondence and people have written me with information about highways I did not know at all. I cannot provide travel advice nor map directions, as lined out in the frequently asked questions page.

My first set of links is of Interstates and US Highways (including some former US Highways), and the other categories are at the bottom of the page.


An asterisk denotes that some or all the route shown is scenic. For the computer generated galleries click on the thumbnail to see the full size photo.

For those of you who know me guess what: My personal Covid 19 update is that in 2020 and 2021 I am doing fine and I have not been anywhere near getting this virus. I know a lot of people over 65 that have had both vaccines. I did get my first shot at a high school in Gilroy on the 12th. The National Guard gave it to me. However I stood 90 minutes in a huge line. Also on my way down to get my shot a chicken jay walked across Monterey Highway in downtown Gilroy! I got my second round on May 4th. I hardly waited at all to get it that time. Scroll down to see a link to photos of Monterey Highway in 2020 during the lockdown. It helps I have gotten into new things over the years. I hope my site helps you while you are home! I hope you are all well! I did a road trip on 4/4/2021. I found a genealogical shock this week. I found a bunch of people on my paternal side that we were pretty closely related to but none of us had heard of them. One of them had lived in Corpus Christi and probably was there when we were. He moved from Texas to my county in 2007. He died right after that. I had no idea we lived close to people that are really closely related to us. I did not find a way to get in touch with them. Also he did cross country road trips in an RV. So he was kind of a road geek. I still have not heard back from my paternal cousins. The Hale extension in Morgan Hill is actively being built! Check my whatsnew page for photos of it.


This is the latest construction of the Hale Avenue or Santa Teresa extension in Morgan Hill. This was proposed since the 1960s.

cat photo

This is Rocky. I named him after the cartoon character. He lives around the corner I guess. He is related to Kiki (1996 - 2008.) He is a distant relative of Kiki and they seem alike. There is another cat on a different street that looks like Kiki.

cat photo


This is a 1979 Chevy Chevette. This is the worst car I have ever been in! A narcissist got it for my mom in Texas. We are not willing to forgive certain things. We dumped him decades ago. He was never good enough for us anyway. Sellouts are not family! This is taken where we lived in Corpus Christi. This thing went to the junk yard at 58,000 miles in 1985. It should have been strafed at the Chocolate Mountain Gunnery range by Yuma! I do not know how it ever drove Texas Canyon by Willcox, Arizona. I do not know how it made it over Telegraph Pass near Yuma and the Grapevine outside LA! After a big storm in 1982 it had a foot of water in it. The shift lever popped off by 1982. It overheated in 1983 on Highway 17. We hated this car and that narcissist blew up at us every time it broke down! The accelerator got stuck on I880 in 1985 and then this car got scrapped. That was one of the worst things that ever happened to us. We have nothing to do with him. He would swipe our stimulus checks if he could. I wonder if he got dumped by the rest of his family for hitting them up for money. His second wife dumped him a long time ago.

Chevy Chevette


This is from 4/4/2021. Look at my whatsnew page for about 200 photos of this trip. I took a few of the photos using a number eight light yellow filter. This is an experimental photo here of J1 East in San Benito County. Don't worry I did not take many photos using this filter. The rest of the photos were normal. This is a camera filter but I mainly use it for astronomy instead. Oh and by the way there was the opposite of a drought in this part of the state! My trip did not go by New Idria though there were big signs warning that the bridges were out by New Idria. I had not done a trip since the lock down began.

J1 taken in a light yellow filter

This is taken off J1.

J1 taken in a light yellow filter



Route Approx. # of Pictures
Interstate 80 East from Oakland, California to Pennsylvania
124
Interstate 80 East from 89 South to Reno (from Trevor Carrier)
15
Interstate 80 West from Wells, Nevada to Oakland, California 80
Interstate 80 West from Pennsylvania to Echo, Utah 76
Interstate 70 East in Colorado in 2018 from Kevin Weed (scenic route) 110
Interstate 70 East in Colorado & Illinois 2
Interstate 70 West in Kansas from Kevin Weed 1
Interstate 70 West from Ohio to Colorado in 2018 from Kevin Weed* 96
Mac Arthur Maze Collapse Photos (4/29/2007) (California)
4
I275 North near Tampa, Florida from Kevin Weed (The Sunshine Skyway Bridge) *
16
I275 South near Tampa, Florida from Kevin Weed (The Sunshine Skyway Bridge) *
6
US50 East from Sacramento, California to Carson City, Nevada and in Maryland *
36
US50 West from Carson City, Nevada to Sacramento, California *
20
99 South (former US99) in California
119
99 North (former US99) in California
98
US395 North from I15 near Victorville, California to US50 in Carson City, Nevada *
20
US395 South from US50 to 88 in the Carson City, Nevada area *
5
Interstate 15 North in Riverside and San Bernadino Counties (California) *
27
Interstate 15 North from Barstow, California to Bingham, Idaho *
27
I15 South in Idaho, Utah, and California *
22
Interstate 215 North in Riverside and San Bernadino (California)
8
I10 West in California 12
60 East in California (former US60) 5
Interstate 86 West in Idaho 23
Interstate 86 East in Idaho
12
Interstate 84 East in Idaho
2
Interstate 84 West in Idaho
7
US30 East in Eastern Idaho *
3
US30 East in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania from Kevin Weed *
31
US30 West in Eastern Idaho *
1
US93 North from Wells, Nevada to Twin Falls, Idaho
14
US93 South from Twin Falls, Idaho to Wells, Nevada 23
US26 West in Wyoming and in Eastern Idaho *
4
TX-97 West and US90 West in Texas in 1978 and in 1979 12
US385 South in Big Bend National Park in Texas in 1979 8
TX-118 in The Fort Davis National Historical Site in Texas in 1979 4
US91 South near Chubbuck, Idaho 2
US89 North in Wyoming *
1
North Carolina 12 South *
12
North Carolina 12 North *
9
North Carolina 168 North to Virginia 168 North
17
58 East to I15 North (former US466) in California *
29
58 West to 99 North (former US466) in California *
53
US101 North from Los Angeles to Sonoma County *
246
US101 South from San Francisco To Los Angeles *
294
US101 South near Tully Road in May 2017
5
US101 North in Santa Clara county in July 1999
2
US101 North construction photos (Coyote Valley in 2002) *
5
US101 South construction photos (Prunedale in 2013) *
5
US101 South construction photos (Prunedale in 2015) *
5
US101 South construction photos (Prunedale in 2016) *
14
US101 North construction photos (Prunedale in 2013) *
8
US101 South construction photos (Prunedale in September 2013) *
8
US101 North construction photos (Prunedale in September 2013) *
7
US101 North construction photos (Prunedale in 2015) *
3
US101 North construction photos (Prunedale in 2016) *
10
US101 North (Prunedale in July 1986) *
7
US101 South (Prunedale in July 1986) *
7
US101 South and 156 West (Prunedale in September 1988) *
5
US101 South freeway construction photos (Santa Barbara in 1988) *
1
US101 North in Santa Clara County in 2010 *
22
US101 North in Santa Clara County in February 2018 *
20
US101 North in Santa Clara County on 11/16/2004
7
US101 North in Santa Clara County on 3/14/2004
4
US101 North in Santa Clara County on 12/24/2004
24
US101 North in Santa Clara County on 4/2/2017
38
US101 South in Santa Clara County in 10/2004
3
US101 South in Santa Clara County on 11/16/2004
12
US101 South in Santa Clara County in 11/2004
4
US101 South in Santa Clara County on 12/24/2004
19
US101 South in Santa Clara County on 4/2/2017 *
9
US101 North in Santa Clara County in 2015 *
14
US101 South in Santa Clara County in 2015 *
10
US101 North in Santa Clara County in 2016 *
28
US101 South in Santa Clara County in 2016 *
18
US101 South in Santa Clara County in 2003 *
3
US101 South in Santa Clara County in February 2018 *
30
US101 South in Santa Clara County and in San Benito County in May 1990 *
12
US101 North from Monterey County to Santa Clara County with Cochrane Road and Monterey Highway in 2003*
51
Interstate 270 South in Maryland 15
Interstate 270 North in Maryland 14
Interstate 280 South (California)(old photos)
34
Interstate 280 South construction photos from 1990 (California)
3
Interstate 280 South to US101 (California)
73
Interstate 280 North (California)(photos from 1986 that show snow in some of them)
17
Interstate 280 North to Highway 1 (California)
69
Interstate 280 North (California) from Diedrik Edholm by 85 *
4
Interstate 280 North (California) from Diedrik Edholm in 2016*
1
Interstate 380 West (California)
2
Interstate 580 West (California) *
25
Interstate 580 East (California) *
49
Interstate 580 East  (California) in February 2018 with snowy hills*
10
Interstate 580 East (California) in July 1999 *
1
Interstate 580 West (California) in July 1999 *
1
Interstate 680 South (California) *
62
Interstate 680 South in 2017 from Pleasanton to Scott Creek (California) *
59
Interstate 680 South in 2017 from Pleasanton to Scott Creek (California) *
59
Interstate 680 South in July 2008 (California) *
19
Interstate 680 North (California) in February 2018 (snowy foothills) *
55
Interstate 680 South (California) in February 2018 (snowy foothills) *
63
Interstate 980 West and I880 South (California)
34
Interstate I880 South in January 1986 (California)
5
Interstate 880 North (California)
39
Interstate 880 North in July 1999 (California)
5
Interstate 238 East in California
9
Interstate 238 West in California
7
Interstate 95 South in Virginia 18
Interstate 95 North in Virginia 28
Interstate 295 North in Virginia 4
Interstate 495 South in Virginia 7
Interstate 495 North in Virginia and Maryland 11
Interstate 64 East in Virginia 3
Interstate 64 West in Virginia 11
Interstate 664 North in Virginia 10
I5 South from Medford, Oregon to Orange County
277
I5 North from Orange County to Yolo County (California)
198
I205 East in California 9
I205 West in California 2
Interstate 405 in California   North  South 52 53
I505 North in California (From Trevor Carrier) 21
Monterey Highway North and Cochrane Road (former US101) between Morgan Hill and San Jose in 1986 (Historic) 16
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Morgan Hill and San Jose in 2008 (scenic) *
18
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Cochrane Road and Bailey Avenue in 2009 (scenic) *
18
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Cochrane Road and Bailey Avenue in 2013 (scenic) *
15
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Morgan Hill and San Jose in 2014 (scenic) *
23
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Gilroy and San Jose in 2014 (scenic) *
23
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Morgan Hill and San Jose in December 2014 (scenic) *
21
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Morgan Hill and San Jose in March 2017 (scenic) *
21
Monterey Highway North  (former US101) between Morgan Hill and San Jose in 2001 * 3
Monterey Highway North  (former US101) in Morgan Hill in 2003 8
Monterey Highway North  (former US101) in Morgan Hill in October 2003 7
Monterey Highway North  (former US101) in Gilroy in 2003 1
Monterey Highway North  (former US101) in Morgan Hill in 2004 3
Monterey Highway North  (former US101) in San Jose in 9/2004 3
Monterey Highway North  (former US101) in San Jose in 11/2004 4
Monterey Highway North  (former US101) between Gilroy and Morgan Hill in 2/2017 28
Cochrane Road East (former US101) in Morgan Hill, California
6
Cochrane Road West (former US101) in Morgan Hill, California
5
Cochrane Road West (former US101) in Morgan Hill, California in 11/2004
3
Cochrane Road West (former US101) in Morgan Hill, California in February 2018
4
Cochrane Road East (former US101) in Morgan Hill, California in 2003
7
Cochrane Road East (former US101) in Morgan Hill, California in 2004
4
Cochrane Road East (former US101) in Morgan Hill, California in 2017
3
Monterey Highway South (US101 Business) between San José and Morgan Hill in 2008 (scenic) *
17
Monterey Highway South (US101 Business) between Morgan Hill and Gilroy 25
Monterey Highway South (former US101) between Bailey Avenue and Cochrane Road in 2009 (scenic) *
19
Monterey Highway South (former US101) between Bailey Avenue and Cochrane Road in 2005 (scenic) *
8
Monterey Highway South (former US101) between Bailey Avenue and Gilroy in 2006 (scenic) *
26
Monterey Highway South (former US101) in Morgan Hill in April 2006 (scenic) *
3
Monterey Highway South (former US101) between Bailey Avenue and Morgan Hill in 2013 (scenic) and the Bailey Avenue Exit *
21
Monterey Highway South (former US101) between San Jose and Morgan Hill in 2014 (scenic) *
23
Monterey Highway South (former US101) between San Jose and Morgan Hill in December 2014 (scenic) *
23
Monterey Highway South (former US101) between San Jose and Morgan Hill in March 2017 (scenic) *
23
Monterey Highway South (former US101) between Morgan Hill and Gilroy in 2014 (scenic) *
23
Monterey Highway South (former US101) in Morgan Hill in 2003 *
1
Monterey Highway South (former US101) in Morgan Hill in October 2003 *
1
Monterey Highway South (former US101) in Morgan Hill in 2004
1
Monterey Highway South (former US101) in Morgan Hill in December 2004
2
Monterey Highway South (former US101) in San Martin and in Gilroy in 2004
7
Monterey Highway South (former US101) from Morgan Hill to Gilroy in 2/2017
25
Monterey Highway South (former US101) from Morgan Hill to Gilroy in 2/2017
25
Monterey Highway South (US101 Business) in Morgan Hill in March 2020 during the lockdown 2
Monterey Highway North (US101 Business) between San Martin and Morgan Hill in 2007 *
5
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Gilroy and Morgan Hill in 2006 (scenic) *
1
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Gilroy and Morgan Hill in 12/2004
2
Monterey Highway North (former US101) between Gilroy and Morgan Hill in 12/2004
11
A computer generated gallery of Highway 85 and Monterey Highway in February 2019
258
Monterey Highway North (Highway 82) between Blossom Hill Road and Downtown San José in 2009
9
Monterey Highway South (Highway 82) between Downtown San José and Blossom Hill Road
11
Monterey Highway South (Highway 82) between Downtown San José and Blossom Hill Road in 2009
11
Monterey Highway Halloween Photos 2
Interstate 75 North in Ohio 4
Interstate 75 North in Michigan 47
Interstate 75 South in Michigan 49
Interstate 75 South from Ohio to Tampa Bay, Florida from Kevin Weed in 2019 * 66
Interstate 75 North in Michigan in 2016 from Kevin Weed 12
Interstate 696 West in Michigan 3
I69 West in Michigan 7
I69 North and East in Michigan 16
I96 East in Michigan 6
I96 West in Michigan 4
US2 West in Northern Michigan 8
I94 East in Michigan 3
I94 West in Michigan 1
I275 North in Michigan 24
I275 South in Michigan 10
US23 South in Southern Michigan 5
US23 South near Standish 1
US23 North in Southern Michigan 10
US23 North in Southern Michigan in 2016 from Kevin Weed 6
US23 North in Northern Michigan 13
US23 North in Northern Michigan from Kevin Weed in 2016 41
Interstate 190 near Niagara Falls, New York
4
Maryland 355 South 3
Maryland 355 North 7
Maryland 140 West *
6
US15 North in Maryland and Pennsylvania*
37
US15 South in Maryland
8
16 West in Pennsylvania *
4
116 East in Pennsylvania *
4
116 West in Pennsylvania *
4
16 East in Pennsylvania *
3
Interstate 77 South in West Virginia and Virginia * 8
Interstate 77 North in Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio * 23
US340 West in Maryland and US340 South in Virginia and in West Virginia *
16
US340 North in West Virginia *
10
119 North in Maryland
10
US33 East in Ohio in 2017 *
1
Arizona 143 South near I10 and US60 in Phoenix 2
Interstate 17 North in Arizona from Kevin Weed *
41
I10 East in Arizona from Kevin Weed
21
A computer generated gallery of Highway 17, Highway 87, Highway 85, Great Oaks Boulevard, Santa Teresa Boulevard, and US101 in the fall of 2008 125
A computer generated gallery of Highway 25, J1,  and US101 in April 2018 *
98
A computer generated gallery of US101, Highway 85,  and Highway 17 from August 2006
34
A computer generated gallery of US101, 152, Santa Teresa, Tenth Street, and Cochrane Road from March 2007 *
44
A computer generated gallery of Highway 25 South, Highway 25 North, Shore Road, Fairview Road, and US101 North in July 2008
19
A computer generated gallery of Monterey Highway from Morgan Hill to Gilroy, Tenth Street in Gilroy, and Hale Avenue in Morgan Hill in February and March 2009
60
A computer generated gallery of Monterey Highway, Cochrane Road, US101, and Bailey avenue from March 2019
84
A computer generated gallery of Monterey Highway, Cochrane Road, US101, Highway 25, and J1 from April 2019
321
Monterey Highway North, 87 North, US101 North, G3 (Oregon Page Mill Expressway South), I280 South, and 85 South in October 2019
140
US101, Monterey Highway, Cochrane Road, Dunne Avenue, Highway 25, and J1 during the coronavirus lockdown in April 2021
269

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