This Day in Binghamton History: The clash over the city paving contract (1899)

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JUNE 1 – Today in Binghamton History, we have the clash for the city paving contract.

In 1899. asphalt and brick companies run campaigns in an attempt to get the job.

The asphalt company claims they are the “wave of the future” while brick company rely on their proved durability.

In the end, the brick company end up with the contract.

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