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The highway revolution, 1895-1925 : how the United States got out of the mud / I.B. Holley, Jr.

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Author/Creator:
Holley, I. B. (Irving Brinton), 1919-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • ix, 204 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192) and index.
Contents:
  • To get out of the mud : who pays?
  • What kind of road? the Macadam Era, 1816-1916
  • Educating the rural highway builders : getting out the word on construction methods
  • Horse-drawn road machinery
  • Steam-powered machinery for highway building
  • The contractor
  • The long road from asphalt streets to asphalt highways
  • Gasoline power and highways
  • Cement, concrete, and mixers
  • Concrete highways : the boom years
  • Retrospective on a revolution.
Subjects:
ISBN:
1594603537
9781594603532

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