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2013-02-25 15:46:14.47185+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

BTW, seeing sources that *today* is the anniversary of Oregon's 1919 penny a gallon gasoline tax, first in the nation.

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-02-26 00:52:32.038523+00 by: Dan Lyke

Wonder whether it was still the pittance in terms of overall road cost, or whether it was actually a reasonable revenue amount.

#Comment Re: made: 2013-02-26 00:14:46.705068+00 by: spc476

While a penny sounds horribly expensive for that time, it appears to be on par with what we pay today.