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The road from Coralville, Iowa to the Sanitorium in Oakdale near by. It was the first road to be surfaced with gravel to accommodate the popularity of automobiles, probably taken around 1921.

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County and road officials stand at the water's edge at the flooded Curtis Bridge that crosses the Iowa River northwest of Coralville, Iowa. The area was regularly flooded by the Iowa River in spring rains. Picture taken in 1918 spring flood.

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A horse and farm wagon pass an automobile on Oakdale Road. Oakdale Road which ran between Iowa City, Coralville and Oxford was one of the first roads to be covered in gravel to create a hard surface that was passable in wet weather.

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An aerial view of the city of Coralville. On the bottom of the image, the Iowa City Electric and Power Company can be seen on the Iowa River with the dam. Koser's Store stands across the road and diagonal from the company. Fifth Street runs…

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New Mayor Jim Fausett and city officials open the beginning of road renovations along Highway 6 (Walch, p. 59). Fausett stands on the right, holding a jackhammer. The city officials, all wearing hard hats, hold up a sign that reads: "CoralVISION…

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Vehicles drive up and down a busy street on the left side of the photograph; a wide paved shoulder gives way to grass and shrubbery. Multiple signs line the road on the right side of the photograph: a street sign stating "Coralville" sits on top of…

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An aerial photograph of a residential area of Coralville. Highway 6 can be seen along the upper edge of the image; the Iowa City Drive-In is in upper right corner.

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An aerial photograph of a residential area of Coralville. Highway 6 can be seen along the upper edge of the image; the Iowa City Drive-In is in upper left corner.

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Three men stand on top of a truck bed to look at the Iowa River water that floods 1st Avenue. Koser's Store can be seen in the background. A tractor carrying two other men faces the other direction.
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