The National Road: How America's Vision of a Transcontinental Highway Grew Through Three Centuries to Become a Reality
Chronicles the history of U.S. highway 40 from its early beginnings as a pioneer trail to its present status as a major link between the East and West coasts.
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Introduction The Story of the National Road 11
Pack Horse Trails
The Tramp of Soldiers
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