Keywords: early roadways
Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.
Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.
… foundations, piers, and the steelwork for the roadway. With approaches completed, temporary trestlework into the channel led to dredging and…