8N04 – The Ridge Route Digital Gallery

Forestry road 8N04, the Ridge Route. The original way to get from Bakersfield to Los Angeles. Created in 1915, this road was credited for uniting California.


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From the Archive: Freshly Paved Section of the Old Ridge Route

The Old Ridge Route, south or Reservoir Summit, has lots of spots that have been repaved recently. This particular stretch was done between November of 2018 and August of 2019, according to Google Earth’s imagery. The road is constantly being fixed but I’m not sure who’s maintaining it. Possibly Angeles National Forest as an accessContinue reading “From the Archive: Freshly Paved Section of the Old Ridge Route”