Michael J. Till's Along New York's Route 20 (Postcard History Series) PDF

By Michael J. Till

Few roads can fit path 20's good looks, historical past, or contribution to New York's power. In 1926, course 20 grew to become a federal road and developed into New York's most effective east-west highway. yet in contrast to so much early highways, it has survived nearly thoroughly intact. the tale of path 20 is instructed via greater than 2 hundred classic postcards exhibiting scenes from the Shaker groups in Columbia County to the Lake Erie Shore. The postcards exhibit the character of the line: major streets, the Finger Lakes, and scenic vistas. to not be forgotten are the vacationer courts, resorts, diners, and gasoline stations that made go back and forth possible.

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