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Sheet music for “Good Roads: Two Step March for Pianoforte” by George Wm. Needham (1899).
A cyclist navigating streetcar tracks.
Three bicyclists ride up the Cahuenga Pass, ca.1897.
Workers constructing a macadam road.
A Southern California highway in 1953, one of the crowning achievements of the "good roads" movement that actually began in the 19th century with bicycles.
A macadam road, ca. 1850.
Steven E. Alford and Suzanne Ferriss