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By Michael J. Till

US road 20 used to be certain a federal street in 1926. For the 1st half the 20 th century, it used to be crucial east-west street throughout northern Iowa, extending from the Mississippi to the Missouri River. the line hooked up thirteen counties, 4 significant metropolitan parts, and lots of smaller groups alongside its course. thankfully, the historical two-lane street is still virtually thoroughly intact and will be pushed a lot as tourists did in years passed by. alongside Iowa's old road 20 celebrates one of these journey, illustrated by means of greater than 2 hundred vintage postcards that exhibit the character of the line: city and town scenes, rural vistas, rivers, bridges, and ancient websites. to not be forgotten are the vacationer courts, resorts, diners, and gasoline stations that made go back and forth possible.

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