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Smooth street surfaces in the pre-asphalt era

Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:51 pm
by mifletz
Moved from somewhere else on forum. / Bob

At 38:00 in your video you view as a mystery what was the non-cobblestone mud-resistant smooth road and street covering material used before 1900 in the pre-bitumen era https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2FVwbYy8jk

Did you find out what material was used?

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Re: Smooth street surfaces in the pre-asphalt era

Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:54 am
by The NewEarth Lady
no still no clue about the material nor any guesses on the side of the Russian people.

Re: Smooth street surfaces in the pre-asphalt era

Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:28 am
by Villagr
Those Russians seem to discuss flat streets in St. Petersburg:
https://youtu.be/clImOgWwJzA?t=28m30s