Tales of Future Past v2

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Iron Roads

Future City > Skyscraper World

In America the streets may be paved with gold, but in the future the streets will be paved with iron -- cast iron, that is, poured directly from a mobile retort into giant moulds and then embossed with tasteful patterns. At least, according to this1933 idea.

The only drawback, aside from that rust thing, will be on cold winter days when the cities will be littered with school kids with their tongues stuck to the road.

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