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1939 Pulverization of brick paving on Route 66/Vandalia Street in Edwardsville


“1939 Pulverization of brick paving on Route 66/Vandalia Street in Edwardsville ,” Madison Historical, accessed March 1, 2024,


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This 1939 photograph shows a construction truck for the Madison Construction Company pulverizing brick paving in preparation for repaving Route 66/Vandalia Street through Edwardsville.


  • Cheryl Eichar Jett


  • Edwardsville
  • roads
  • Route 66



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