Red Star Route

Began in 1914 by the city of Oxford, Iowa:

"Oxford has adopted "The Red Star" at it's slogan for Its new auto club. The workers are in favor ot a special highway, the "Red Star Route," to link Oxford with Cedar Rapidt, Fairfax, Williamsburg, and Keota"

It is now proposed to or ganize a Red Star Route to connect Cedar Rapids, Fairfax, Oxford, Wellman, Keota, Richland, and Fairfield

Hanging Rock Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1901-3; Removed during the 1960s
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Red Star Route

Red Star Route Oxbow Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Removed in the 1960s
Lost Truss bridge over Oxbow Lake (Old Iowa River Channel) on Red Star Route