“The road” begins with the first step out of the house, and here . . . before leaving Brooklyn . . . I saw it and knew exactly what it was  . . . Michael J McAllister towing a hefty load of containers between the sixth boro and Norfolk.

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And I knew the tug because Birk Thomas had just sent me this one–taken Saturday?–of Michael J.  Thanks much, Birk.

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Farther down the road but still in NYC, I followed this truck, which introduced me to these metal sculptures of Fritz Cass.

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A few hours out . . . I had a glimpse of this truck . . . clearly delivering catfish, although . . . Great Dane!

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Great Dane FISH.  Maybe they deliver  dogfish as well.

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And before we got to Harrisburg, this beautiful (late 40s??) Plymouth suggests we’ve  . . . turned a corner in time maybe.

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And now . . . from Tennessee, where it might the 30s . . .

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