(“Colorado Springs Speed Limit Sign” by Harry L. Standley, ca. 1915-1920s?. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 001-423.)

Dirt road on the edge of town looking towards Pikes Peak with houses in distance. Street sign in foreground shows corner of N. Main and E. Platte. Speed limit sign states “Residence Section 23 Miles; Business Section 15 Miles.”

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One Response to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 11/15/11: Colorado Springs Speed Limit Sign on Platte Ave.

  1. Louise says:

    This must have been just before the housing boom in the 1920’s when all the cool bungalows were built on Platte Avenue and adjacent streets between Union Blvd and Institute.


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