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Photographs that document the transportation history of Delaware in the 20th century.

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St. George's Bridge struck by the freighter, Waukegan, January 10, 1939
St. George’s Bridge struck by the freighter, Waukegan, January 10, 1939
Nine-foot concrete road near Brenford, Kent County, January 16, 1934
Nine-foot concrete road near Brenford, Kent County, January 16, 1934
Constructing the DuPont Highway at Ellendale, 1918
Constructing the DuPont Highway at Ellendale, 1918
Emergency Employment Relief workers constructing the new dual highway at Basin Road, February 19, 1932
Emergency Employment Relief workers constructing the new dual highway at Basin Road, February 19, 1932
The core drill on Bay Road, near Dover, February 25, 1932
The core drill on Bay Road, near Dover, February 25, 1932
Construction of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, November 15, 1950
Construction of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, November 15, 1950
Sand fences between Bethany Beach and Rehoboth, 1932
Sand fences between Bethany Beach and Rehoboth, 1932
Vehicle inspection lane, Wilmington, 1931
Vehicle inspection lane, Wilmington, 1931
Route 14 (now Route 1) south of Bethany Beach, March 13, 1962
Route 14 (now Route 1) south of Bethany Beach, March 13, 1962
Legislative Hall building construction, January 22, 1932
Legislative Hall building construction, January 22, 1932
Repairing a road "blow-up" on the DuPont Highway near Selbyville, 1920
Repairing a road “blow-up” on the DuPont Highway near Selbyville, 1920
Pouring cement on the DuPont Highway between St. George's and Tybouts Corner, May 29, 1922
Pouring cement on the DuPont Highway between St. George’s and Tybouts Corner, May 29, 1922
Widening shoulders on the Lincoln Highway near St. James Church, January 19, 1934
Widening shoulders on the Lincoln Highway near St. James Church, January 19, 1934
Building the dual highway bridge over Appoquinimink Creek, south of Odessa, 1931
Building the dual highway bridge over Appoquinimink Creek, south of Odessa, 1931
Court Street operations looking west, Dover, July 17, 1956
Court Street operations looking west, Dover, July 17, 1956
State Police Station #2, New Castle County, State Road, ca. 1928
State Police Station #2, New Castle County, State Road, ca. 1928
Barker's Landing Causeway looking north from top of bridge counter-weight, January 16, 1935
Barker’s Landing Causeway looking north from top of bridge counter-weight, January 16, 1935
Railroad crossing at Cool Spring, Lewes to Georgetown road, 1924
Railroad crossing at Cool Spring, Lewes to Georgetown road, 1924
County Road 206, south of Marydel, June 21, 1935
County Road 206, south of Marydel, June 21, 1935
Massey-Harris tractor and power sprayer in Great Marsh, Kent County, 1942
Massey-Harris tractor and power sprayer in Great Marsh, Kent County, 1942
Photograph of roadway crossing over Garrison's lake.
Garrison’s Lake
The opening of Wilmington's new permanent vehicle inspection lane, 1941
The opening of Wilmington’s new permanent vehicle inspection lane, 1941
Governor's Avenue south of Dover looking north between Rodney Village and bridge, ca. 1931
Governor’s Avenue south of Dover looking north between Rodney Village and bridge, ca. 1931
Fort Christina Park, Wilmington, September 28, 1938
Fort Christina Park, Wilmington, September 28, 1938
Grading the Hazlettville to Dover road, March 17, 1930
Grading the Hazlettville to Dover road, March 17, 1930
Photograph of a dirt road being maintained or constructed.
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