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the same results


Fig. 16. An oiled gravel road in Wisconsin. The same results are possible in Iowa.
cropped (southeast quadrant); orientation as scanned
illustrating Thomas Radford Agg. Investigations of Gravel for Road Surfacing. Bulletin 45, Engineering Experiment Station, Good Roads Section, Ames, Iowa (December 10, 1916)
University of California copy, digitized April 25, 2013

When one is reduced to doing nothing but interpret signs, there is no longer anything but the abstract image of action...

Simone Weil (1909-43). First and Last Notebooks / Pre-war Notebook (Richard Rees, trans., 1970): 37

one of several arresting Claude Glass-ian roadwork halftones in this volume.

27 September 2014

good roads; gravel; oiled gravel; signs
T. R. Agg; Simone Weil