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McBridge

Pennant
A pennant (about 16 inches long) and a metal button (enlarged inset) from the bridge opening celebration

Timeline

Build
McK
Wide
Now
The way it looks today looking upstream
DePlane
Look!! Could that be Lindbergh coming from the north?!!??
1910
An early postcard
Tick
Remember these??
tickets
Or these??? Don't forget the driver!!
Toll
Got your quarter ready? -courtesy 1965 Venitian
Turn
Terminal RR streetcar #473 turns off the bridge
Jog
Remember "The Swerve"? You had better remember both of them.
Plaque
The When, What and Who plaque on the west end -photo by S. Paul Zarlingo
Bygone
Paper map of a bygone era
Route66
Original Route 66 over the McKinley Bridge
Tracks
A streetcar heads eastward when there were two pairs of tracks in 1954
Train
View from a train going west, only 1 pair of tracks

These photos, except for the plaque, are not VHC property - for edcational purposes only
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Details
Bridge details
Super
Superstructure
Accident
Falsework accident
Journal
Transit Journal
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Profile
Click on the technical drawing for a L-A-R-G-E zoomable version


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