Strait On: America’s transportation history Part 1: Native Americans

Walking on two feet got us started on the path to moving about the country Reporter’s note: The San Jacinto Valley was once the gateway from all points east into Southern California, and I will discuss that part of our local history in an upcoming episode. In the meantime, first things first. Photo by Rusty Strait/The Valley ChronicleRusty Strait, Senior Reporter. ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter When discussing transportation, few of us realize that we human beings were the first form of transportation anywhere. Call it shanks mare or merely barefoot in the grass, Homo sapiens’ first form of transportation was by foot patrol and so the first method

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