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Mount Hope Bridge

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Title

Mount Hope Bridge

Description

Various images of the construction and opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Construction on the Mount Hope Bridge began on December 1, 1927 and the bridge opened to traffic on October 24, 1929. Also included are images of early Mount Hope Bridge materials for the general public.

See also:
Annual Report of the Mount Hope Bridge Authority, Rhode Island, November 1969

Mount Hope Bridge Authority papers, 1954-1965

Report of the Mount Hope Toll Bridge Commission of the State of Rhode Island, 1926

Report on Estimated Traffic and Revenue for the Mount Hope Bridge and the Proposed Narragansett Bay Bridge, 1964

Turnpike and Bridge Authority photographs, clippings and drawings, 1929-c. 1990

Source

Accession 2001-35

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1927-1929

Rights

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photo and paper

Citation

Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority, "Mount Hope Bridge," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #84, http://www.sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/84 (accessed November 27, 2014).