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Old Washington Bridge, circa 1885-1929

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Title

Old Washington Bridge, circa 1885-1929

Subject

Rhode Island--History.

Description

Image of the covered Washington Street Bridge looking southeast towards East Providence from the Providence side of the bridge. The Washington Bridge was damaged during a storm in 1867. At the time of that storm, plans had already been underway to widen the draw span at the east end of the bridge. The bridge was closed while repairs and improvements were made. It was permanently closed on June 23, 1885, demolished, and replaced with a steel truss swing bridge.

Source

C# 858

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

circa 1885-1929

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

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Original Format

photo

Citation

"Old Washington Bridge, circa 1885-1929," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #504, http://www.sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/504 (accessed April 24, 2014).