Ohio River

Milton. That's Madison, Indiana
across the Ohio River, 1943

Madison Milton Bridge

 

              

Bridge Construction, 1929
 

Milton Madison Bridge, 1934
from the US Army, Chief of Engineers

   

December 27, 1929 

Aerial view of Milton, Kentucky,
 when the bridge opened 

 

That's Indiana Governor Harry Leslie on the right.  Kentucky's
governor didn't make it to the bridge dedication

The bridge opened as a toll bridge, but was freed on
November 1, 1947.  The story of the bridge, from the 1947
dedication booklet, is here.

  

Milton's parade float in the bridge opening parade

The Madison Milton Bridge opened on December 20, 1929.  There was a parade, and speakers, and a fly over, (led by H.  Weir Cook) which dropped floral arrangements on the bridge along with 1000's of congratulatory leaflets.

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