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    • Big Four Bridge collapse, December, 1893.

    • Bridges; Rivers; Disasters
    • Looking toward Louisville, Kentucky, at the Big Four Railroad Bridge the day after two large spans collapsed during construction. Fifty men were dropped into the icy Ohio River on December 15, 1893, forty of them died.
    • Big Four Bridge collapse, December, 1893.

    • Bridges; Rivers; Disasters
    • Looking toward Louisville, Kentucky, at the Big Four Railroad Bridge the day after two large spans collapsed during construction. Fifty men were dropped into the icy Ohio River on December 15, 1893, forty of them died.
    • Bridge over Beargrass Creek, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Streams; Bridges
    • Bridge over Beargrass Creek, Louisville, Kentucky. A bridge with thin, triangular spans crosses a water way and creates a similar shadow in the water. The shores are covered by a lot of ground cover and bushes, which also create some reflections.
    • Bridge, 1928.

    • Bridges; Signs (Notices)
    • A bridge spans an unidentified body of water. A sign on the bridge says ""Teams To The Right - Autos To The Left,"" to indicate that horse-drawn wagons should follow a separate lane to the right.
    • Broadway facing southeast from 5th Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • People; Automobiles; Stores & shops; Churches; Hotels
    • View from the corner of Broadway and Fifth Street facing southeast. People are walking down the sidewalk and across the street. The Louisville Automobile Club is one of the businesses in the one-story brick building that spans the block between 4th...
    • Canadian Girls in Training.

    • Canadian Girls in Training (CGIT)
    • The honor quilt was commissioned by the Alberta CGIT Association for the National CGIT Association whose headquarters is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. / The quilt was made by Mada MacLachlan Gibson, for whom quilting and CGIT are intertwined. Before...
    • Canal draw, 264 ft. long.

    • Truss bridges; Bridge construction; Rivers; Panhandle Bridge (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Construction of the canal draw of the Fourteenth Street Bridge designed by Albert Fink. The draw span is across the upstream end of the Louisville and Portland Canal. This truss drawbridge was built by the Louisville Bridge and Iron Company and...
    • Cherokee Vista lots, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Land subdivision; Trees; Creeks; Bridges
    • View of what is likely Beargrass Creek in the Cherokee Vista subdivision. A low stone foot bridge with three arches that allow water to flow through them spans the creek.
    • Cherokee Vista lots, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Land subdivision; Trees; Creeks; Bridges
    • View of what is likely Beargrass Creek in the Cherokee Vista subdivision. A low stone foot bridge with three arches that allow water to flow through them spans the creek.
    • Cincinnati and Covington suspension bridge.

    • Suspension bridges; Rivers; Steamboats
    • The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge, which spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky. Several large steamboats are docked in the distance. The bridge opened for use in 1866 and, at the time, was the longest suspension...
    • Cincinnati Bridge.

    • Suspension bridges; Men; Waterfronts
    • The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge. Four men stand on the Ohio River bank below the bridge. This bridge spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky. It opened for use in 1866 and, at the time, was the longest...
    • City of Louisville and its enlargements in 1832.

    • Maps
    • Map of Louisville, Kentucky, on a scale of 800 feet to the inch, culled from 1970 reprint of 1832 City Directory. Spans from Ohio River to the north and Prather Street (now Broadway) to the south. List of references at lower left lists government...
    • Construction of Municipal Bridge, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Bridge construction; Bridges; Steamboats; Railroad tracks; Waterfronts; Automobiles; Rivers
    • Construction of Louisville Municipal Bridge (now George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge), which spans the Ohio River and connects Louisville, Kentucky to Indiana. A steamboat with "Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co. Inc." painted on its side is moored...
    • Construction of Municipal Bridge, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Bridge construction; Bridges; Steamboats; Waterfronts; Rivers
    • Construction of Louisville Municipal Bridge (now George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge), which spans the Ohio River and connects Louisville, Kentucky to Indiana. Steamboats float along the water.
    • Construction, Municipal Bridge, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Bridge construction; Bridges; Historic sites
    • Side view from Louisville, Kentucky, shore (at left) of Municipal Bridge under construction in 1929; supports and wires await the next span. The bridge links Louisville, Kentucky, to Jeffersonville, Indiana. On back of image: "New York Studio...
    • Crowd at opening of Municipal Bridge, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Bridges; People; Crowds; Rites & ceremonies; Dedications
    • A crowd of people fill the Municipal Bridge during its opening in October 1929. Designed by architect Paul Cret and Philadelphia engineering firm Modjeski and Masters, the bridge cost $4.7 million, to be offset by a toll, and took one year to...
    • East view looking south.

    • Railroad bridges; Bridge construction; Rivers; Cliffs; Towers
    • High Bridge and the Kentucky River from the north side of the bridge. Two piers anchored in concrete support the three 375 foot spans of the bridge on either side of the river. High Bridge is 275.5 feet above the low water mark, 1125 feet long, and...

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