Suspension Bridge over the Royal Gorge

Suspension Bridge over the Royal Gorge Canon City Colorado


Stock #: 23435
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Cañon City
State: Colorado (CO)
County: Fremont
Publisher: Sanborn Souvenir Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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World's Highest Bridge over one of the World's most Stupendous Chasms. This steel bridge constructed in 1929 offers new conceptions of the thrilling depths of the royal Gorge. It is a toll bridge for autos as well as foot passengers and gives access to the hitherto unapproacheable south rim of the gorge. The bridge is a quarter of a mile in lingth with a span of 880 ft. between the towers, 150 ft. in height. From its center one may look on an unobstructed drop of 1052 feet to the bottom of the gorge.
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