PROJECTS: America's Crooked Road: crooked_01

The group Janet Turner and Friends play at the Friday Night Jamboree outside the Floyd Country Store in Floyd, Va. The Crooked Road is a heritage music trail in western Virginia, but it easily could describe the hundreds of two-lane highways that cleave the great hardwood forests of Appalachia. The name might also suggest the tortured twists and turns of race relations in America. 2008(Preston Gannaway/Rocky Mountain News)

The group Janet Turner and Friends play at the Friday Night Jamboree outside the Floyd Country Store in Floyd, Va. The Crooked Road is a heritage music trail in western Virginia, but it easily could describe the hundreds of two-lane highways that cleave the great hardwood forests of Appalachia. The name might also suggest the tortured twists and turns of race relations in America.  

2008 

(Preston Gannaway/Rocky Mountain News)