Father of Route 66

Father of Route 66

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In this engaging biography of a remarkable man, author Susan Croce Kelly begins by describing the urgency for qgood roadsq that gripped the nation in the early twentieth century as cars multiplied and mud deepened.This job promised an annual salary of $2, 500 along with an assistant commissioner, highway engineer, and secretary. Unfortunately, the legislation had failed to specify any way to collect the one-dollar-per- car highway tax. Only about 40anbsp;...

Title:Father of Route 66
Author:Susan Croce Kelly
Publisher:University of Oklahoma Press - 2014-09-02


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