The Des Moines Electric Light Company, Power House, 105 Chestnut.
1926 Des Moines City Directory.
If you drove down 6th Avenue a couple of weeks ago while they were prepping to pave, you would've seen the red brick road that is normally hidden. Des Moines has had many different types of surfaces over the years:
- The first surfacing of macadam was applied to Des Moines streets in 1882.