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U.S. Reports: Fletcher v. Baltimore & Potomac Railroad, 168 U.S. 135 (1897)

Map of the District of Columbia showing permanent system of highways /

Map of the District of Columbia showing public reservations and possessions and the permanent system of highways /

Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system of highways /

Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system of highways /

Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system of highways /

Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia, showing permanent system of highways /

Outside the South Gate, on one of the main highways of the Hermit Capitol, Seoul, Korea

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Third section, permanent system of highways, District of Columbia.

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

Highways. Highway near Little Rock, Arkansas

Highways. Load of cotton bound for Memphis

Highways. Highway near Corinth, Mississippi

Highways and trains. Train and highway traffic

Highways. Highway near Little Rock, Arkansas

Highways. Lee Highway near Natural Bridge in Virginia

Highways and trains. Train and highway traffic

Highways. Lee Highway near Natural Bridge in Virginia

Map of the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia /

3 women won prizes by writing the best essays on "Safety on Highways." The men were judges of the contest

U.S. Reports: Highway Comm. v. Utah, 278 U.S. 194 (1928)

U.S. Reports: Lehigh Valley R. R. v. Commissioners, 278 U.S. 24 (1928)

Filling and service stations are provided as necessary parts of employee villages. The one shown on this photograph pioneered in the United States the center location with respect to the two directions of highway traffic which eliminates the need for cars turning out of line to reach the pumps, this layout being particularly advantageous on high-speed through highways

Removing drifts of soil which block the highways near Guymon, Oklahoma

Autogiro delivered to Commerce Dept., Washington, D.C., Oct. 2. A new type autogiro, capable of being driven on highways as well as being flown in the air, was delivered to the Bureau of Air Commerce, Dept. Commerce, today by James G. Ray, veteran autogiro pilot who landed the ship in the park opposite the US Treasury. Secretary Roper is shown greeting Ray while others in the picture are Eugene Vidal (center) director of the Bureau of Air Commerce, and John H. Geisse, chief of the development section, Bureau of Air Commerce

Removing drifts of soil which block the highways near Guymon, Oklahoma

Washington sees new type autogiro, Washington, D.C. Oct. 2. An experimental auto giro, capable of being driven on highways as well as being flown in the air, was delivered to the Bureau of Air Commerce today at the Department Commerce today at the Department Commerce building . The ship, piloted by the veteran autogiro pilot James G. Ray, was driven down Pennsylvania Avenue after landing in a park near the United States Treasury. The Bureau of Air Commerce will make acceptance test flights with the autogiro

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Common sight on California highways

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Common sight on California highways

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Common sight on California highways

Car belonging to "white spot" enthusiast: "Nebraska the white spot of the nation, no luxury tax, no bonded debt, highways all paid for," etc.

Cowboy bringing cattle in from range. Common sight on California highways. Contra Costa County

Cars parked along the highways on day of Duke-Carolina football game, near Duke University Stadium

Cars parked along the highways on day of Duke-Carolina football game, near Duke University Stadium

Lines of cars along highways on day at Duke-Carolina football game. Durham, near Duke University Stadium. Durham County, North Carolina

World's Fair. Line at General Motors Highways and Horizons exhibit

The poorer the land, the more frequently one sees religious signs along highways. Alabama

Signs advertising liquor stores are seen frequently along all Kentucky highways. South of Bardstown

Signs advertising liquor stores are seen frequently along all Kentucky highways. South of Bardstown

Signs advertising liquor stores are seen frequently along all Kentucky highways. South of Bardstown

Deepest snow in years piled up beside highways and sidewalks on main street in Woodstock, Vermont

Woodstock, Vermont. Deepest snow in years piled up beside highways and sidewalks on main street

Mailboxes for farms on highways near Frederick, Maryland

Mailboxes for farms on highways near Frederick, Maryland

Deepest snow in years piled up beside highways and sidewalks on main street in Woodstock, Vermont

Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Fishing for salmon on the Susquehanna River at 6 p.m. This man is a state supervisor of highways. In his time off late in the afternoon, he fishes with a bottle of hard cider beside him

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Fishing for salmon on the Susquehanna River at 6 p.m. This man is a state supervisor of highways. In his time off late in the afternoon he fishes with a bottle of hard cider beside him

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Assistant supervisor of highways chatting with his boss from the shore

De Land pool. Skilled craftsmen. Before the war, Florida was regarded as a tourist playground without machines or men capable of war production. Since Pearl Harbor, along the highways and byways of the state, precision machinery is daily being discovered in small shops like this, which are producing close-tolerance work for the De Land pool

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Fishing for salmon on the Susquehanna River at 6 p.m. This man is a state supervisor of highways. In his time off late in the afternoon he fishes with a bottle of hard cider beside him

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Fishing for salmon on the Susquehanna River at 6 p.m. This man is a state supervisor of highways. In his time off late in the afternoon he fishes with a bottle of hard cider beside him

Repairing Sicilian roads. The Germans in retreat demolished most of the main highways. Allied military is working around the clock in an effort to repair them

Substitute materials. Wood culverts for steel. Assembly of an emergency sectional wood pipe, twenty-four inches in diameter. These pipes, used in place of corrugated iron or reinforced concrete pipes, are made of sections cut from short lengths of wood. Locking of adjacent rings with hardwood dowel pins produces a flexible structure. About 100,000 feet of these wooden pipes were installed in 1942 in drainage culverts, storm sewers and conduits under highways and at army camps, naval stations, airfields and ordnance plants

Mechanic in a New Jersey garage. Office of Defense Transportation badge means that he can travel the highways on business despite rationing

Substitute materials. A shipment of 1,488 feet of 18-inch, 24-inch, 30-inch and 36-inch wooden pipe on one flat car. Weight 70,020 pounds. An equal footage of reinforced concrete pipe weighs 455,412 pounds, requires over ten cars. These pipes, used in place of corrugated iron or reinforced concrete pipes, are made of sections cut from short lengths of wood. Locking of adjacent rings with hardwood dowel pins produces a flexible structure. About 100,000 feet of these wooden pipes were installed in 1942 in drainage culverts, storm sewers and conduits, under highways and at army camps, naval stations, airfields and ordnance plants

Substitute materials. Interior view of two-foot section of built-up wooden pipe, twenty-four inches in diameter. These pipes, used in place of corrugated iron or reinforced concrete pipes, are made of sections cut from short lengths of wood. About 100,000 feet of these wooden pipes were installed in 1942 in drainage culverts, storm sewers and conduits under highways and at army camps, naval stations, airfields and ordnance plants

Communist China, selected highways.

National system of interstate and defense highways : as of June, 1958 /

[Lower Manhattan Expressway, New York City. Feasibility study, Scheme C] / City of New York Department of Highways.

States of New Hampshire and Vermont : base map with highways and contours, 1972 /

N.H. and Vt., shaded relief, base map with highways and contours, 1972.

State of Maine; base map with highways and contours, shaded relief.

Aerial view of Las Vegas, Nevada, and the spaghetti-bowl maze of highways into and around it

Spaghetti-like intersections of highways outside Las Vegas, Nevada

Web of highways in and around Las Vegas, Nevada

[Country road in rural America]

Country road in rural America

Aerial view of Las Vegas, Nevada, with a focus on the ribbon of highways outside town

A bill requiring the construction of roads to provide turnpike access

Aerial view of highways outside Las Vegas, Nevada

Ship loading and highways converge in Mobile, Alabama

Ruins in a ghost town named Salt Flat along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Gutted old roadside restaurant, made of stone in a fashion often seen in rural Texas, along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Salt flats in what is now a town named Salt Flat along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Abandoned buildings and water tower in what is now a ghost town named Salt Flat along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Sign for what is now a nonexistent truck stop along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Abandoned buildings and water tower in what is now a ghost town named Salt Flat along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Derelict motel along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

The closed-for-business, 1929-vintage Salt Flat Cafe and bus stop along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Rolling irrigation sprinkler at work along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Optimistic billboard along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas, touting the tiny town Dell City about 10 miles up Texas Farm Road 1437

Rolling irrigation sprinkler at work along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Salt flats in what is now a town named Salt Flat along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Salt flats in what is now a town named Salt Flat along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Long-abandoned water tower in the ghost town of Salt Flat along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Long-abandoned souvenir shop along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

Remnants of an old, stone tourist court behind the closed-for-business, 1929-vintage Salt Flat Cafe and bus stop along the road carrying U.S. Highways 62-180 near the New Mexico border in Hudspeth County, Texas

There was a time when gem stores were a popular roadside attraction for cross-country travelers on U.S. 50 and other numbered U.S. highways. But since high-speed interstate highways siphoned off much of the traffic from the old main highways, that time has passed for this store on U.S. 50 in the town of Hasty, in Bent County, Colorado

View of the highway through the rugged McKenzie Pass of the Cascade Mountains in Deschutes and Linn counties, west of Bend, Oregon