Sec. Jardine Approves of System U. S. Highways

This is the article that announces the approval of the nation’s highways. This is the start of naming such highways as U. S. 85 as a Federal Highway. U. S. 66 wasn’t officially named until August 1926.

Document Type: Newspaper Article
Historical Event: Major Transportation Facilities
Sub Event: Federal Highways
Origin: Roswell Daily Record
Date: November 19, 1925
Author: Not Cited
Permission: Fair Use
Contributor: Roger Zimmerman
Albuquerque Historical Society

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