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 ====== Transportation in 1960s Florence ====== ====== Transportation in 1960s Florence ======
-|{{http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/4_63062.jpg?​1500|Intersection of Dixie Highway and Route 42 in 1961}}|The crossroads of Dixie Highway and Route 42 in Florence have always been essential to the growth and development of the town- going back to the early 1800'​s. Churches and businesses have always been centered on the "​four"​ corners of the intersection.| +|<​html><​img alt="​Intersection of Dixie Highway and Route 42 in 1961" src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​23367/​0"​ width="​1500" align="​right"​ title="​Intersection of Dixie Highway and Route 42 in 1961"></​html> ​|The crossroads of Dixie Highway and Route 42 in Florence have always been essential to the growth and development of the town- going back to the early 1800'​s. Churches and businesses have always been centered on the "​four"​ corners of the intersection.| 
-|{{http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/2_45_june_1959_us_42_florence.jpg?​1500|Route 42 in Florence June 1959}}|Roads in Florence and in Boone County were usually only two lanes and not always paved in the 1960'​s. This photo of Route 42 in Florence was taken in June of 1959. As you can see, there wasn't as much development outside of town. Florence was mostly surrounded by farm fields.| +|<​html><​img alt="​Route 42 in Florence June 1959" src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​23039/​0"​ width="​1500" align="​right"​ title="​Route 42 in Florence June 1959"></​html> ​|Roads in Florence and in Boone County were usually only two lanes and not always paved in the 1960'​s. This photo of Route 42 in Florence was taken in June of 1959. As you can see, there wasn't as much development outside of town. Florence was mostly surrounded by farm fields.| 
-|{{http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/3_61_Highway_construction_of_I_75,​_US_42,​_Florence.jpg?​1500|I-75 Overpass at Route 42 in Florence}}|The building of I-75/71 past Florence in 1959 helped commuters get into Covington and Cincinnati faster and easier.| +|<​html><​img alt="​I-75 Overpass at Route 42 in Florence"​ src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​23180/​0"​ width="​1500" align="​right"​ title="​I-75 Overpass at Route 42 in Florence"></​html>​|The building of I-75/71 past Florence in 1959 helped commuters get into Covington and Cincinnati faster and easier.| 
-|{{  http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/3_60_june_1959_i75_construction_at_us_42.jpg?​1500|I-75 Overpass at Route 42 in Florence}}|  |+|<​html><​img alt="​I-75 Overpass at Route 42 in Florence"​ src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​23179/​0"​ width="​1500" align="​right"​ title="​I-75 Overpass at Route 42 in Florence"></​html> ​|  |
  
  
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