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By James R. Wright

The Dixie street, as soon as a major thoroughfare from Chicago to Miami, was once a part of a more robust community of roads traversing the panorama of 10 states. A made of the nice Roads move of the early twentieth century, building at the road in Illinois came about from 1916 to 1921. whilst accomplished in 1921, the Dixie street was once the longest non-stop paved street within the country. It ran via elements of prepare dinner, Will, Kankakee, Iroquois, and Vermilion Counties, with carrier stations, roadside diners, and campgrounds sprouting up alongside the way in which. With over 2 hundred classic photos, The Dixie road in Illinois takes readers on a travel from the artwork Institute of Chicago, within the center of the town on Michigan street, to the Illinois kingdom line east of Danville, exploring this historical road and the groups it passes through.

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