Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Looking Back to 1916-- Part 2: Kids Leaving Footprints in the Cement

1916, 100 years Ago.

"On the portions of the cement combination curbs and gutter up in the east end the contractors met with an unusual difficulty.  The little boys and girls in the foreign settlement enjoyed the pleasure of paddling about on the soft cement in their bare feet, at night after the workmen had left.

"This was nice for the kiddies but tough on the cement and watchmen were stationed to prevent such depredations."

Kids Will Be Kids.  At least It was Not Those Route 66 Turkeys in Illinois--RoadDog

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