Ohio River

Madison Milton Bridge Madison Milton Bridge

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

Madison Milton Bridge

 

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Bridge Construction, 1929


 

Madison Milton Bridge

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

 

Madison Milton Bridge Madison Milton Bridge

December 27, 1929 

Aerial view of Milton, Kentucky,
 when the bridge opened 

 

Madison Milton Bridge

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

Milton, Kentucky

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, Kentucky

Madison Milton Bridge  

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.

Milton, Kentucky