1944: They called it "Streamlining California"

1944; it was almost the end of WWII, and, John Reber, “the man who wanted to remodel San Francisco Bay,” revealed his plans for a 5-hour Military Highway and SuperFreeway Connecting San Francisco with Los Angeles.

There are two crescents; (1) 125-mile San Francisco and Los Angeles Areas in which live 90% of California’s 800,000 people; (2) 50-mile Los Angeles and San Francisco Metro Areas in which live two-thirds of California’s 800,000 people.

Heavy Lines: Major California Highways.

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About June Morrall

1947 - 2010
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