Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Thomas MacDonald "Forgotten" Road Man-- Part 4

MacDonald went to Iowa State College of Agricultural and Mechanical Arts (now Iowa Stae University) in Ames, Iowa, (later on the famed Lincoln Highway), to learn road building and studied under Anson Marston, receiving a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1904. //// He wrote his senior thesis with L.T. Gaylord and it was titled "Iowa Good Roads Investigation." //// After graduation, he married Elizabeth Dunham of Ames, Iowa, and they eventually had two children before she died in 1935. //// --RoadDog

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