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Iowa dot video-1960
#366298 Sun Oct 28 2012 07:20 AM
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Here is a cool video I found showing a glimpse of driving down the highway about 1960, lotsa gas stations and signs.
http://historicalphotos.iowadot.gov/videos/Relocation_Film.wmv


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Re: Iowa dot video-1960
porcelain-neon #366304 Sun Oct 28 2012 07:55 AM
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I think one of those wide Mobil shields ended up on my backyard fence! LOL!

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Looks like the new '59 Ramblers and Cadillacs are in! Looks like if they would have trimmed the fins on the Caddies, they would have fit under that bridge! : )

I didn't know that Phillips 66 used the orange signs that late or that the HC signs were still in use. I did see the DX signs that I grew up with.

I kept watching to see if I recognized anything since I've driven Iowa 330 quite a bit which runs on a section of old US 30, but they didn't show any of that section.

Good film!

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AWESOME VIDEO!!! I wish I could go back in time.

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Whats up with the rotating Standard sign at around the 6.15 mark?


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