More Pictures of the Unbuilt Grant Memorial Bridge

Here are two more great images of the unbuilt Memorial Bridge, the bridge that was almost a tribute to Ulysses S. Grant. Read the previous post on that proposed bridge.

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An early 1887 design for the memorial bridge across the Potomac River, by Paul J. Pelz.
An early 1887 design for the memorial bridge across the Potomac River, by Paul J. Pelz.
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A 1901 design for the memorial bridge by Edward P. Casey and William H. Burr, accepted by the Secretary of War but never constructed.
A 1901 design for the memorial bridge by Edward P. Casey and William H. Burr, accepted by the Secretary of War but never constructed.

Source: Wikipedia

first proposed bridge design
first proposed bridge design

Source: Robs Webstek

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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