East Approach, Jacob's Ladder Roadway

Price: $5.95

Stock #: 254108
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Chester
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Hampden
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Over the backbone of the Hoosac Range. A superb motorway of scenic spelndor, connecting Housatonic River and Westfield River Valleys. On direct highway East and West across Massachusetts. It rises at gradient of six percent, by graceful curves, to summit 2300 ft. above tiewater. First of great state road mountain crossovers. Opened Sept. 10, 1910 with a picnic on the skyline. Here Mrs. George Westinghouse raised the American flag. The Ladder cost $240,000 and is the most traveled mountain road in America

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