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10899
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In 1912, in Iredell County, Sheriff J. M. Deaton and G. L. McKnight entered into partnership to sell cars manufactured by a man named Henry Ford. That partnership would later become Carolina Motor Company, the oldest Ford dealer in North Carolina. The company is also third oldest in the South, and nationwide only about fifty Ford agencies have a longer continuous existence. The company is still family owned.
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10901
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Interstate Highway 40 from Cove Creek, North Carolina to the Tennessee border opened in October 1968. The road runs through some of the most rugged terrain in the country and is the single largest highway project in the state's history. It is also one of the most difficult and expensive ever tried in the country.
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10900
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We the People of North Carolina magazine interviews Lauch Faircloth, Chairman of the State Highway Commission, on the status of the state's highway system.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 7, July 1969, p42-43, 100, por
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10903
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As of June 1969, North Carolina has been allocated just over 837 miles of the national interstate system. Of that total, 450.3 miles are open; 125 miles are under construction; and the state highway department is acquiring the right-of-way for an additional 115 miles.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 7, July 1969, p52-54, il, map
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10902
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The North Carolina Highway Department is responsible for over 15,000 bridges, ranging from the Wilmington Memorial Bridge across the Cape Fear River to narrow wooden structures on secondary roads. Replacement of older primary and secondary bridges is the state's number one bridge problem.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 7, July 1969, p50-51, 102, il
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10904
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The North Carolina Highway Department operates six ferries. One crosses a river and five cross ocean sounds. Sixteen boats travel the six routes. The longest route is the 22-mile run between Cedar Island and Ocracoke. Approximately 500 employees maintain the fleet.
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10905
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In 1969, the North Carolina Highway Patrol is marking its fortieth anniversary. Jefferys recounts those early days and changes in the patrol over the last forty years.
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