Picture #2 Behind former State Line Camping
#3 Smoke after the blast -(I was in wrong position to get full effects of blast - It was a boom!!! - results of blast still being hauled away......... )
"Groundbreaking for U.S.15 Expansion Set"
The Wellsboro Agitatordated August 8,1927 has the headlines
The Work Drags on the Presho RoadThe article is about the construction of the first concrete road which became the present U.S. Rt.15. The question was raised as to whether or not the contractors would finish the 4 miles from Presho,N.Y. to Lawrenceville,Pennsylvania-that fall-citing reasons the project was taking so long. It states " In Pennsylvania between Williamsport and Philedelphia or Washington, there is one short stretch of unimproved road. It will be finished next month and at that time the Presho link will be the only stretch of unimproved road between Washington and Phildelphia and Buffalo. Sound familiar?
History has a way of repeating itself.