I-80 Reference sources

Maps and Geographic Databases

MapsGeographic Databases:
Highway map at Caltrans Geographic Names Information at the USGS.
National Atlas at USGS.
Census Bureau Tiger Maps. Zip code lookup at the USPS.
High Sierra Map (pdf) at CalTrans. Auburn to Reno section (gif). Geographic Name Server at MIT.
I-80 Chain-on Area Map from CalTrans List of towns here.
I-80 Lakes at FISHnet Small towns in Calif.
Directions and Maps from Airports Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Yahoo, MapBlast, MS TerraServer, MapQuest Foresthill, USGS
Census Bureau Population lookup by Zip
Tahoe Area Maps

Other Travel References

Calif. Travel at Yahoo. California at CityNet. Information for towns along I-80 in Placer Co. and Nevada Co. at interests.com. Placer Co. Highway conditions at CERES (Calif. Environmental Res. Evaluation Sys.) MagnifEYE I 80 Cam at Truckee Amtrak stops in California.
Auburn (AUN)
Nevada County (Grass Valley) (WKP)
  Idaho-Maryland Rd.
  (530) 273-3374
Emigrant Gap [Blue Canyon-Nyack] (BLU)
Lake Tahoe (TVL), South Lake Tahoe
Truckee (TRK) at tahonet
Reno (RNO)
Sacramento (SMF) also at QuickAid/airports/smf
San Francisco (SFO) also at QuickAid/airports/sfo
Oakland (OAK)

Other References

Auburn to Truckee transportation History and Background NW. Tahoe Information Lincoln Highway Articles at jlin@caltech Books and Journals Sierra Heritage Magazine. The Dutch Flat Chronicles," Russel Towle (Giant Gap Press, 1994). Trails of the First Wagons Over the Sierra Nevada, Charles K. Graydon, 2d edition 1994, SEVEN TRAILS WEST by Arthur King Peters (Abbeville Press)

General Travel References

Detours list at AAA (account ID required) International Institute for Surface Transportation Policy Studies (IISTPS) at SJSU

Other I-80 References

I-80 on the Calif. On-Line Hwy. Page
Visit Placer County page.
Nevada County Gold on-line magazine.
Tahoe National Forest Virtual Visitor Center
Across the Country:
Milemarking I-80, a book on traveling I-80.
Salt Lake City, UT.
Laramie, WY.
Illinois Lodging.

I-80 Sierra Nevada.