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A Look Back: Building Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C. - May 15th, 1928
Take a look back in time with this beautiful old photo showing the construction of Memorial Bridge looking from D.C. towards Arlington National Cemetery. The photo is dated May 15th, 1928. Source: Flickr user Tim Evanson.
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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. An early 1887 design for the memorial bridge across the Potomac River, by Paul J. Pelz. 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:...
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Uncovering a Terrific Old Photo of the Lincoln Memorial from Virginia
This is a terrific old photo that we found on Flickr. It shows the Lincoln Memorial as viewed across the Memorial Bridge from Virginia. Take a look at this amazing photograph!
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The Unbuilt Ulysses Grant Memorial Bridge
Memorial Bridge in Arlington was supposed to be a bridge built and dedicated to Ulysses Grant in the 1880s. Alas, that didn't happen.
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A Look Back at Memorial Bridge Under Construction in the 1930s
Take a look back at the construction of Memorial Bridge in the 1930s with this beautiful shot from the Library of Congress' Theodor Horydczak collection.
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