- Roads, Wood plank
- Wood plank roads
Earlier Established Forms
- found: LC database, Nov. 22, 1999.
- found: Hill, C.L. Wood paving in the United States, 1908.
- found: Rube, B.J. A wooden road through the hollow of God's hand: taming the American Sahara, 1996.
- found: Wikipedia, Oct. 8, 2008 (Plank road: a plank road or puncheon is a dirt path or road covered with a series of planks, similar to the wooden sidewalks one would see in a Western movie. Plank roads were wildly popular in the U.S. Northeast and U.S. Midwest in the first half of the 19th century. They were often built by turnpike companies)
- found: Stuck, M. A highway of wood : a new life for the old stagecoach road (Watertown Plank Road) and preservation of the historic Dousman-Dunkel-Behling home, 1980.
- 1986-02-11: new
- 2008-12-02: revised
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