A hippopotamus prowls an underwater tunnel in Mzima Springs, Kenya formed by overhanging vegetation
National Geographic | September 1971
LIFE magazine photographer Allen Grant hit the road to report on the Lincoln Highway, US Route 30. (Most of the shots are from Nebraska or Wyoming; minimal info is supplied in the captions.)
Postwar prosperity led many to travel, looking for new opportunity or just to see the country. These photos are part of a collection online that were never published back in the day; see the entire set here:
World war 2 - North Africa
Meanwhile, I’m striving for the ‘Not once in my lifetime!’ award.
IT SAW US! RUN!
*Civil defense in the fallout shelter, which may be seen someday as the precursor of the climate-crisis shelter.