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Download e-book for iPad: Along New York's Route 20 (Postcard History Series) by Michael J. Till

By Michael J. Till

ISBN-10: 0738574341

ISBN-13: 9780738574349

Few roads can fit path 20's good looks, background, or contribution to New York's power. In 1926, direction 20 grew to become a federal street and developed into New York's finest east-west street. yet not like so much early highways, it has survived virtually thoroughly intact. the tale of direction 20 is advised via greater than 2 hundred classic postcards displaying 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, inns, diners, and fuel stations that made trip possible.

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