4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Roads--Design and construction"
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Letter from G. E. Spires to Gilbert Carter and Harry Giles, 1925

Letter from G. E. Spires to Gilbert Carter and Harry Giles, 1925

Date
1925-01-17
Description
A letter from G. E. Spires, cashier at the State Bank of Eau Gallie, to Gilbert Carter and Harry Giles of the Florida Real Estate Corporation regarding the new road that will connect Eau Gallie with the Melbourne Kissimmee Highway (today US 192).
Collection
List of individuals subject to road duty - Jefferson County, circa 1890s

List of individuals subject to road duty - Jefferson County, circa 1890s

Date
1890 (circa)
Description
List of persons who were subject to work on the public road between the Bryant Bridge over the Aucilla River and Waukeenah in Jefferson County. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, counties relied on the labor of their own citizens to maintain public roadways. This system became untenable after more complex paved road surfaces became the standard. The terms of this service were specified by state law.
Collection
Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823

Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823

Date
1823-02-03
Description
A memorial written by the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida to President James Monroe requesting Congress consider building a public road between St. Augustine and Pensacola; erecting lighthouses in St. Augustine and Pensacola; organizing the judiciary in the Territory; creating a system to handle land claims and sales so settlers would be more likely to move to Florida; and selecting Pensacola as a naval depot. The Legislative Council argued that Pensacola would be essential to protecting the United States from attacks by sea because of the city's proximity to New Orleans, the depths of Pensacola Bay and the security of Fort Barrancas.
Collection
State Road Department Bulletin: Mixed-in-Place Sand Asphalt in Florida, 1932

State Road Department Bulletin: Mixed-in-Place Sand Asphalt in Florida, 1932

Date
1932-01-01
Description
Booklet by H.C. Weathers, engineer with the State Road Department, entitled "Mixed-in-Place Sand Asphalt." Published January 1932. Weathers wrote the bulletin in response to a number of requests from county officials and contractors for information about the State Road Department's tests involving various paving methods. The booklet outlines the process for laying and mixing in place an asphalt roadway surface. The booklet features several photographs illustrating the process.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
n2003-4_f01_x01Letter from G. E. Spires to Gilbert Carter and Harry Giles, 1925TextRoads--Design and construction
Roads--Florida--Brevard County
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l346_b006_f93_01List of individuals subject to road duty - Jefferson County, circa 1890sTextRoads--Design and construction
Civil service
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flc_973.54-u58-1823-no53Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823TextRoads--Design and construction
Lighthouses--Florida--Design and construction
Coast defenses--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
Fortification--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
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fsd_f625.7s-r12_01State Road Department Bulletin: Mixed-in-Place Sand Asphalt in Florida, 1932TextRoads--Design and construction
Asphalt
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