Good roads for farmers.

Description:

Provides an overview of the best practices, costs, and recommended equipment for rural road building and maintenance. Describes the construction of earth roads, sand roads, sawdust or bark roads, corduroy roads, hard roads, gravel roads, shell roads, and stone roads.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1899
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Total Uses: 766
Past 30 days: 17
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Creator (Author):
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1899
  • Digitized: February 15, 2009
Description:

Provides an overview of the best practices, costs, and recommended equipment for rural road building and maintenance. Describes the construction of earth roads, sand roads, sawdust or bark roads, corduroy roads, hard roads, gravel roads, shell roads, and stone roads.

Note:

Some illustrations are signed: "Baldwin", "G. Sittig", "Markley", "P.P.F.", "S.I.P.", or "M.O.E."

Contents: Introduction -- Principles which should govern location and treatment of roads -- Different kinds of roads -- Trees alongside of roads -- Cost of roads -- Conclusion.

Errata sheet inserted between p. 6-7.

Physical Description:

47 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): rural planning | road-building equipment | sand roads | gravel roads | earth roads | stone roads | shell roads | hard roads | corduroy roads | rural transportation | road drainage | drainage | road construction | farm construction | road maintenance | rural development | rural roads | road landscaping
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 95.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 15168146 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:95
  • UNTCAT: b3291868 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6390
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public