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Associated Truck Lines warehouse terminal, Landover, Maryland, 1969

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Associated Truck Lines warehouse terminal, Landover, Maryland, 1969
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

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This object appears in the following sections:


On the Interstate:  I-10, 1956–1990
On the Interstate: I-10, 1956–1990 — The Interstate Economy


Warehouse truck terminal
Currently on display
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection
Terminal in Landover, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C.
Physical Description
Photograph. Night scene at a truck terminal.
Details
Date Made:
1969
Locations:
Maryland
History
In the earlier part of the 20th century, warehouses and terminals were located in the city centers near rail heads. With the building of superhighways in the later part of the 20th century, truck mileage increased. Truck terminals and warehouses were relocated or built highway interchanges.

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