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Replica of plank road.

The Plank Road: Your Weekend Trip

Hard to believe, but because of the shifting sands, the first permanent road across the eastern part of the Imperial Valley was made from planks. And on a breezy day a few years back, I went looking for it, then retraced its replacement, what became US 80, back across the desert. It’s a bit of […]

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