The Brick Road

2.5 mi E of Oregon at German Church and Brick Rds

First state aid paid rural road in No Illinois

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2018

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Description 

Built on the old Chicago & Iowa Trail, this road was the first state aid paved rural road in northern Illinois. Begun in 1914 and defecated on August 24 1915. One lane of fired bricks was put on the north lane, a dirt tract in the south lane; 1-5/8 miles long.

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2018: Added by Steve Conro

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