The Engineering Experiment Station was established in 1904 (the same year as the Highway Commission). Seen here is an early-day highway survey in progress on the road south of Ames that later became Highway 69. This photo was taken around 1920. Photo, courtesy of the Iowa Department of Transportation.
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Published: 07/05/2013 12:12:53 pm