Bridge Construction, 1929
Milton Madison Bridge, 1934
from the US Army, Chief of Engineers
That's Indiana Governor Harry Leslie on the right.
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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