Road Trips: Then and Now

Road trips then and now.

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After steering the car for three days during the steep climb toward Point Lookout, Dad remains more than vexed by his little ones’ complete disinterest in “looking out”—a moment immortalized by Post artist Richard Sargent in 1953…

A family parked on a cliff
Illustration by Richard Sargent © 1953 SEPS.

Fast forward 50 years: The scene remains unchanged with technology advancing everything—except the kids’ interest in looking up.

A family parked on a cliff
Illustration by Richard Sargent © 1953 SEPS.
Image editing by Amy Tackitt.

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