Scenic USA - Maine
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Carriage Roads of Acadia
|Photos by Ben Prepelka
Commonly used around the turn of the 20th century, the carriage roads of Acadia are some of the best examples of crushed stone roads in existence. Constructed with a great deal of hand labor, the 16 foot wide roads, sloped with a 16 inch crown, fared well during Maine's wettest weather.
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