Vintage toll booths and border checkpoints

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    Tacoma Narrows, 1950, the toll plaza of the replacement bridge:

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    And after construction of the second span:

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    And the first tolling system to use the electronic "Good To Go" system in Washington State, so there are through lanes that bypass the tolling plaza on the opposite side of the plaza, with a gantry that reads the G2G RFID chip and license plate readers that correlate it with the vehicle it's assigned to.
     
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    Vintage border guards?

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    Don't forget the Le Petomane thruway! Can't get anymore vintage than that!
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