Being a Romancing the Road kind of girl, I'd always loved that song - a trucker's anthem - and knew the lyrics well. But as Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett wailed out Williin' I heard the beginning of the chorus as if for the first time.
In Nevada, Route 6 runs through just two real towns; Ely and Tonopah. When I began my research, I had this strange feeling that I'd been to Tonopah or at least had heard of it enough to get excited about stopping there. And last night I understood why: