John Leach

Best Lone Pickle

Pickle Parkway Signs

There he goes, riding high in the Texas sky! The lone pickle! Commuters and rootin' tooters who take the toll road, aka SH 130, peep this bright briny greeny on signs along Pickle Parkway, named for J.J. "Jake" Pickle, U.S. Rep from the 10th congressional district of Texas, 1963-95, champion of Social Security and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The green-and-white signs are a keen reminder of this cool guy who repped Texas in the U.S. House. If you're on that stretch of highway, headed south past Mustang Ridge, you are, according to Wikipedia, zooming along the "highest posted speed limit in the United States." That's one fast pickle!

Toll Road 130

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