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An Original Section Of The Old Cumberland Road

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Dave,

I've got the Historic Topos in my places but I don't see anyway to choose a specific date.

 

~Steve

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Dave,

I've got the Historic Topos in my places but I don't see anyway to choose a specific date.

 

~Steve

 

Steve,

 

No can do....as regards choosing different dates. You are stuck with the USGS topo maps they scanned. Sometimes that is more than one, but if I recall, the area we are discussing has only one scanned, and it was from the late 1800's. None the less, it might shed some light on the road section you discovered.

 

Incidentally, there is another site that provides lots of historic maps with overlays which you have probably already used:

 

http://www.historicmapworks.com

 

Dave

 

Keep the Show on the Road!

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Thanks Dave. I don't know if I've listed this before but DavidRumsey.com has a zillion maps and there all free and downloadable.

 

Steve

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On Friday, I drove the section of Braddock Road that Steve's talking about here. I found one culvert but didn't seriously look for the other or the road section. Some comments and a picture similar to the one Steve posted is here. The coordinates I got for this culvert are: N 39 38.411 W 78 49.098.

 

I had no idea I'd be in the area until Thursday afternoon. I did make an 11th hour attempt to reach Steve but it just wasn't going to happen this trip.

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Denny,

I liked your National Road trip report. I just wish I could have pointed out some more points of interest.

 

~Steve

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