Milton. That's Madison, Indiana
Madison Milton Bridge
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Bridge Construction, 1929
Milton Madison Bridge, 1934
from the US Army, Chief of Engineers
|When a serious effort was made to bridge the Ohio between Lamb and Carrollton, the Milton-Madison bridge owners published a booklet on why that was a really bad idea. You can read it here. (pdf)|
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,
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.
The engineering behind the bridge replacement, 2013.
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” -Isaac Asimov