January 2011

Hey, gang, let's build a highway today!

Today's math lesson: Early 1900s + Thousands of Model T's being manufactured and sold + Bad roads = Need for a new highway in Iowa. Hemmings Motor News, which is a collector-car magazine you'll find at the Central and Franklin Avenue/MHM libraries, published in its January 2011 issue a story about the "River to River Road" proposed by prominent Iowans of the early 20th century.