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Suspension Bridge over the Royal Gorge

Suspension Bridge over the Royal Gorge Colorado
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Stock #: 23438
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Royal Gorge
State: Colorado (CO)
County: Fremont
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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World's highest bridge across the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas at Canon City, Colorado. Length of structure 1,260 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 bridge above river, 1,053 feet. Time of construction, six months. Dedicated on December 8, 1929. Cost $250,000.00.