Forget AAA: when roadside help was a team of mules

 

Jack Williamson remembers a time before Interstate 10 and the national highway system, when San Antonio and Houston were connected by a two lane road susceptible to flooding. There was one spot where cars would cross only with the help of an African American man driving a team of mules.

Storyteller: Jack Williamson

Date of Story: 1936
Location of Story: Between San Antonio and Houston, TX, U.S.A.
Location: San Antonio, TX, U.S.A.
Date: 28 December, 2015