Date: June 12, 1894
Creator: Bowen, George R.
Description: Patent for "an improvement in the construction of road pavements, and has for its objects to provide a novel, simple, and comparatively inexpensive method and means for the speedy and convenient construction of a road bed, which will be smooth, durable, easy to travel upon, be readily repaired, avoid becoming slippery, that will not cut into ruts but preserve its normal condition, that will shed water in a large degree but retain a proper amount of moisture, and be non-liable to displacement by the action of frost." (Lines 7-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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