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Picture of a road intersection. Cut No. 19 was the same as No. 18 after improvement. From the Report of the W. Va. State Board of Agriculture for the Quarter Ending Sept. 30, 1908.<br />
Picture of Cut No. 18 road in Morgantown, Monongalia County, W. Va. before the organization of W. Va. Good Roads Association. Picture has one man standing on the side walk and another man driving a horse drawn wagon in the street. From the Report of the W. Va. State Board of Agriculture for the Quarter Ending Sept. 30, 1908
Picture of Cut No. 17 which was the same as Cut. No. 16 after improvement. From the Report of the W. Va. State Board of Agriculture for the Quarter Ending Sept. 30, 1908.  See photograph number 001699 for view of road before improvement.
Picture of a boy standing next to the Cut No. 16 Road in Monongalia County, W. Va.  before the organization of the W. Va. Good Roads Association. See photograph number 001695 for a view after improvement.  From the Report of the W. Va. State Board of Agriculture for the Quarter Ending Sept. 30, 1908.
View of a portion of the stone quarry in the city of Charleston, W. Va., showing cliff of over 50 ft. high. From the Report of the W. Va. State Board of Agriculture for the Quarter Ending Sept. 30, 1908.
Picture of a stone crusher and storage bins in the city of Charleston, W. Va. The crusher is back in the shadow to the right. From the Report of the W. Va. State Board of Agriculture for the Quarter Ending Sept. 30, 1908.
Cut No. 1, This is a photograph of the immense combination bridge across the Kanawha River in South Charleston, now in process of Construction.  This bridge is made to accomodate both the steam and trolley traffic and also foot-passengers.  The illustration here given, shows the Concrete Piers which are nearly 20 feet thick and 90 feet high.  It also shows the wooden superstructure necessary in the process of erecting the middle span of the bridge.
Caption reads, 'There are over 500 schools of this size and smaller in West Virginia.  Consolidation would make better schools and save money.'
Schoolhouse in Marion County.
Cut No. 5. National road Ohio Co., where macadam has been replaced with brick paving.
Cut No. 6. A bad road in Monongalia County, West Virginia prior to organization of Good Roads Movement. Courtesy of Director Jas H. Stewart.
Caption reads, 'Cut No. 7.  Same road as that illustrated in cut No. 6 after improvement by Macadamizing. Courtesy of Director James H. Stewart.'
Caption reads, 'Cut No. 8 is given here to illustrate the use of the Steam Traction Engine and the Big Road Grader in preparing the road bed for macadam or other permanent improvement.'
Caption reads, 'Cut No. 9 represents a macadam road in process of construction, showing the grading and also the laying of the first course of stone.'
Caption reads, 'Cut No. 10 represents a macadam road in process of construction after the top course has been applied and is now ready for the roller.'
Caption reads, 'Cut No. 11 is given here to show the damage which is all the time being done by the use of narrow tired wagons on our earth roads.'
Caption reads, 'Cut No. 12 represents a concrete culvert passing under the Government Test Road near the city of Huntington, W.Va.  This culvert has a concrete bottom, concrete wings for retaining the road and also for catching the water.'
Caption reads, 'Cut No. 13 is a view of the the government test road near Huntington.  The final solution of the road problem rests with the National and State Governments.'