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Posts tagged transportation history

May 27, 2013

 

A Motorcade Fit For A Prince

The trip from Indianapolis to Lafayette in 1904 took four and a half hours of driving time, not considering numerous stops for cooling and tire changing.

April 8, 2013

 

current view of 19th-century canal embankment

Indiana’s Canal Debacle

The Wabash and Erie Canal became emblematic of the failure of Indiana’s great transportation revolution of the 1830s.

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