(July 1, 1920-July 1, 2003)

NORTH End: Stop sign/T intersection, US 34, Monroe County

Facing north on 68

Facing north on 68

Photo by Neil Bratney

I wonder who the sign owner cheers for.

The real mileage sign, with 34/double arrow at left

Facing east on 34 (2003)

Facing east on 34 (2006)

Photos by Jason Hancock

Facing east on 34 (2003 / 2006)

Right photo by Jason Hancock

Facing west on 34

Facing south on 68

Photo by Jason Hancock

Right under the Adopt-A-Highway sign is a small green marker, shown larger below.

Facing south on 68

Melrose's slogan is "Iowa's Little Ireland."

*Original Number, Original End*

SOUTH End: Melrose, Monroe County

Facing south on 68

The south end of 68 is almost exactly 3 miles southwest of the confluence of 42 degrees north, 93 degrees west, near the confluence(!) of sections 25, 26, 35, and 36 of Wayne Township (T72N-R19W).

If you turn around, a shamrock is painted on the road right at the beginning of 68. The highway itself is Shamrock Street.

*Original Number, Original End*

Last seen: 2003

Pictures by Jason Hancock: Fifth, sixth, eighth, and tenth, 11/22/06

Second picture by Neil Bratney: 1/20/02

Pictures by me: First, third, fourth, seventh, ninth, and eleventh, 6/15/03; twelfth, 6/16/03

Page created 3/22/02; last updated 3/26/07

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