Everything for the Roadmaker: Illustrated History, 1875 - 1945 -by William Barlow (signed) and Rhea Hamilton Seeger ( Road Maker )( Road Design and Construction )( Dominion Road Machinery Company )( Canada / Canadian )

By: Barlow, William (signed) with Rhea Hamilton Seeger

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----------softcover, about 11 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy with just a wee bit of light rubbing, 158 pages, b&w photos, ---Everything for the RoadMaker takes the reader from the newly cut trails of Upper Canada to the laying of bitumen (asphalt) on built-up gravel roads. What started out as a description of what people wanted - good roads - evolved from a concept to a political movement and the trade name for the manufacturer of the very equipment needed to produce good roads. The story of the evolution of the road building macines from 1875 to 1945 includes the politics behind good roads and an in-depth look at a major producer of road making equipment. This is the first collaboration between Bill Barlow and Rhea Hamilton Seeger., ---contents include: The Creation of Roads; Good Roads Association; The Companies; Graders - Horse Drawn / Powered; Crushers; Plows; Snow Plows; Scarifiers; Mud Scrapers, Street Cleaners and Sweepers; Road Rollers; Pressure Distributors; Asphalt and Bituminous Plants; Surveyors; Road Crews; Wagons; Champion Today, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Everything for the Roadmaker: Illustrated History, 1875 - 1945 -by William Barlow (signed) and Rhea Hamilton Seeger ( Road Maker )( Road Design and Construction )( Dominion Road Machinery Company )( Canada / Canadian )

Author Name: Barlow, William (signed) with Rhea Hamilton Seeger

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Canadian History,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: Ontario, Auburn, Ontario: Possibilities, 1995, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing: 1995

ISBN Number: 0969564309

ISBN Number 13: 9780969564300

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153622

Keywords: Everything for the Roadmaker: Illustrated History, 1875 - 1945 -by William Barlow (signed) and Rhea Hamilton Seeger ( Road Maker )( Road Design and Construction )( Dominion Road Machinery Company )( Canada / Canadian )