World's Highest Bridge

World's Highest Bridge Canon City Colorado


Stock #: 16091
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Cañon City
State: Colorado (CO)
County: Fremont
Publisher: The Paper Products Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
World's highest bridge, across the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas at Canon City, Colorado. Length of structure, 1260 feet. Length of main span, 880 feet. Width of thorofare, 18 feet. Weight of cables supporting bridge. 300 tons. Height of towers, 150 feet. Height of towers, 150 feet. Height of bridge above river. 1053 feet. Time of construction, six months. Dedicated on December 8th 1929. Built by the Royal Gorge Bridge & Amusement Co. Cost $250.000.00

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