The Lincoln Highway Across Illinois

Author: David A. Belden
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439644438
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The story of the highway's role in shaping the contemporary American highway system is one that examines the interaction of technology and human spirit.

The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago

Author: Cynthia L. Ogorek
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738551975
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Once known as the "Main Street of America," The Lincoln Highway through western Indiana and eastern Illinois became the first urban bypass on the first hard-surfaced transcontinental highway in the nation.

Greetings From The Lincoln Highway

Author: Brian Butko
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811743004
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Historian Brian Butko follows the highway across 14 states. Memoirs and historic landmarks come to life in full color.

The Lincoln Highway Across Indiana

Author: Jan Shupert-Arick
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738561080
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Through vintage photographs, postcards, advertisements, and other historical records, this armchair tour of the highway visits sites favored by early tourists, documents the people and places that made the highway a vital corridor, and ...

The Lincoln Highway

Author: Drake Hokanson
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 9781587291135
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Reverend Frank G. Brainard of Salt Lake City, preaching from the pulpit, Sunday,
October 19, 1913 The Lincoln Highway began at Times Square, Broadway and
Forty- second, New York City, and ended at the Pacific Ocean in Lincoln Park,
San ... The highway crossed Pennsylvania and the ribbed Alleghenies, passed
through Pittsburgh and emerged in Ohio and the Midwest near Canton. ... From
Chicago it pointed directly west across Illinois and Iowa, finally turning southwest

Achievement In The Lincoln Highway 1920

Author: Lincoln Highway Association
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Lincoln Highway Association. I—'Ia) “.1 Illinois kepl many paving gangs. like one
shown above. busy laying new concrclc on the Lincoln Highway, during 1030. .--
P'" “The completion of 341 miles of durable road during the year is more than we
anticipated could be built when we faced the car shortage and rulings of the
Interstate Commerce Commission early in the season. The efl'ort put forth by the
department and the contractors could easily have built double the mileage if
conditions ...

The Lincoln Highway

Author: Lincoln Highway Association
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Lincoln Highway completed in 1917, Illinois spent slightly less than $75,000.00
on 1917 Lincoln Highway work. The Seedling Mile in Cook County was
constructed with cement contributed by the Lehigh Portland Cement Company of
Chicago. Iowa Moves 'Toward An AllWeather Route The paving of the Lincoln
Highway across Illinois will undoubtedly have a vast efi'ect upon the
improvement of the Lincoln Highway in Iowa. Not for long will the people of Iowa
allow transcontinental ...

Lincoln Highway

Author: David Lowell Nissley
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Between 800 to 1,300 A.D. the Mississippi Indians started growing beans and,
corn and squash, and so improved agriculture as to create an environment
attractive to the French in 1673, when Jacque Marquette and Louis Joliet
decended the Mississippi River. It's a bit of a stretch to connect the Lincoln
Highway with Indian life 8000 years ago. Nevertheless, under the hypnotic effect
of driving the Lincoln Highway across those rolling prairies of northern Illinois
and the spell of golden ...

The Last Three Miles

Author: Steven Hart
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595587489
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with materials provided by the Lincoln Highway Association. Some adjustments
had to be made to placate the governors of states, like Colorado, that had
pledged support to the grand scheme only to find themselves bypassed by the
route. After heavy rounds of lobbying and marketing, the first concretepaved
seedling mile of the Lincoln Highway was completed in DeKalb, Illinois, in the fall
of 1914. The next year saw two more in Nebraska, along with separate miles in
Illinois and ...

A Picture Of Progress On The Lincoln Way

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Where the Lincoln Highway is not brick or concrete in Indiana it is high grade
macadam like the above. A type which necessitates excessive maintenance.
Mileage of new construction completed on the Lincoln Highway in Indiana, 1919:
County MILEAGE. TYPE LOCATION # 7.0 Concrete Ligonier west khart • F. - £, }
3.0 concrete Elkhart west Lake 11.0 Concrete Dyer east Total 21.0 Entire Illinois
Section Financed Illinois, long stigmatized as one of the “mud states,” has
probably made ...