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As Simple as Parking Your Car


October 24, 2018

In 1920 it was not that easy! In Colorado Springs, every summer thousands of tourists arrived, and they were driving here. There were all sorts of driving rules across the country. Each town had its own rules! It would be a few more years before the states would take this in hand, and make it sort of uniform. It would be another 40 years before some of the odd rules would be sorted out.

In 1920, here in Colorado most of the streets were still dirt. The cities like Denver had paved a few in the business district, and oil was used to control dust here and there. Parking a car was starting to...

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