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(1957-July 1, 2003)

For a completely arbitrary and as yet unknown reason, IA 19 was changed to 410 in 1957. It is very odd because 410 did not exist beforehand, 19 has not been used since, and no other park spurs were changed at the time. (Text below remains in present tense.)

NORTH (or EAST) End: Intersection, IA 3/13, Clayton County

Facing (north)east on 410

Photo by Jason Hancock

So, is 410 a north-south or east-west highway? Uh, yes. Approximately one mile runs east-west - 410 ends heading east while 3 and 13 run ahead and to the north - and approximately one mile runs north-south. I'll call it N-S by virtue of the (albeit incorrect) fact that Street Atlas extends it south into the park, and if it does go beyond the line, there's more N-S mileage than E-W. (Or you might say that it's because the dominant leg in the above Y intersection goes north.)

Facing south on 13, but heading east on 3 (2002 / 2006)

Left photo by Jason Hancock

The van in the left photo is at the end of 410.

Facing west on 3, but heading north on 13

Photo by Jason Hancock

Here's an interesting sign, somewhat like the one at IA 330 and S75 north of Albion. The road branching off the left of the curve is 410; the road to the right is a road to the Strawberry Point Industrial Park.

Facing west on 3, but heading north on 13

As late as September 2008, "Hwy 410" lived on in the rural signs.

SOUTH (or WEST) End: Backbone State Park, Clayton/Delaware county line

Facing south on 410

Photo by Jason Hancock

The north edge of the park is on the county line. It might extend a little farther past since the park is only on the east side for a while. To make it more intriguing, 410's replacement on the map, W68, is marked partially in Delaware County, and as you can see below, the last 410 shield was there too.

Last seen: 2003

Pictures by Jason Hancock: First, second, fourth, and seventh, January 2002

Pictures by me: Third and fifth, 9/7/06; sixth, 9/2/08

Page created 5/13/02; last updated 12/22/08

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