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This postcard depicts a view of the Massachusetts Turnpike nine miles east of the Lee Interchange in Lee, Massachusetts. Construction began on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1955, but plans for the east-west highway had been in the works for many…

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A postcard depicting a view of the Massachusetts Turnpike 4 miles east of the Stockbridge Interchange in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Construction began on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1955, but plans for the east-west highway had been in the works…

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This postcard depicts a view of the Massachusetts Turnpike 6 miles west of the Westfield Interchange in Westfield, Massachusetts. Construction began on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1955, but plans for the east-west highway had been in the works for…

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A postcard depicting a view of the Massachusetts Turnpike looking east, eight miles east of the Millbury Interchange in Millbury, Massachusetts. Construction began on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1955, but plans for the east-west highway had been in…

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A postcard depicting the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United States.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards…

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A postcard depicting the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) as it crosses the Hackensack River in Kearny, New Jersey. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United…

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A postcard depicting the Delaware River–Turnpike Toll Bridge, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) to the Pennsylvania Turnpike's East-West Mainline. Construction for the bridge began on January 15, 1954, and the bridge opened on May 25,…

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A postcard depicting the tri-level crossing of the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) with the Garden State Parkway (GSP) in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily…

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A postcard depicting Newark International Airport along the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). Originally called Newark Metropolitan Airport, the airport opened for service on October 1, 1928. It was renamed Newark International Airport in the 1970s and…

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A postcard depicting the Pulaski Skyway crossing over the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Pulaski Skyway is a bridge-causeway crossing the Passaic River and the Hackensack River to connect Newark to Jersey City. The New…

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A postcard depicting the beginning of the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) at the Delaware River in Pennsville Township, New Jersey. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway…

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A postcard depicting the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP)'s southern terminus in Pennsville Township, New Jersey, just a mile east of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still…

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A postcard depicting the Delaware Memorial Bridge, which connects the Delaware Turnpike in New Castle, Delaware, to the New Jersey Turnpike in Pennsville Township, New Jersey. The bridge opened its eastbound lanes in 1951 and its westbound lanes in…

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A postcard depicting Laurel Hill Cut on the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United States.This postcard is part of a…

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A postcard depicting a toll gate on the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United States.This postcard is part of a collection…