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Photographer: J. J. Prats
Taken: August 13, 2006
Caption: [Former] U.S. Route 40 At Martin Mountain
Additional Description: This 1957 plaque on present-day Maryland Route 144 at an abandoned overlook at the crest of Martin Mountain commemorates a previous attempt to tame the National Road between Hancock and Cumberland. The inscription continues: Theodore R. McKeldin, Governor. State Roads Commission — Robert O. Bonnell–Chairman, Edgar T. Bennett, John J. McMullen. Norman M. Pritchett–Chief Engineer.
Submitted: January 20, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p2334
File Size: 0.902 Megabytes
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