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Soil-cement tile floor. Combining portland cement and earth in a poured floor that is attractive, durable and economical.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #27 Jun-Jul 1985 pg. 56

An alternative to expensive concrete is a combination of dirt and cement called soil-cement. By mixing portland cement with ordinary dirt, using a rototiller, and adding water, you get a serviceable surface for many uses including driveways.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1973 (v.203#3) pg. 94

Soil-cement paving. Make durable paving or building blocks from dirt mixed with cement at a fraction of the cost of concrete.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1985 (v.226#4) pg. 94

Dirt-cheap dirt floor. A professional rammed-earth home builder shares his methods for pouring low-cost soil-cement floors that are not only durable, but extremely handsome in appearance.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1988 (v.233#4) pg. 76

Tips on formulating mixtures of gravel, topsoil and sand which will compact firmly enough for use as a "stabilized" driveway, sidewalk, etc.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1990 (v.5#8) pg. 10