[Rainbow & Veteran's Memorial Bridges]

Description:

Color photo postcard picturing the new Veteran's Memorial Bridge in front of the older Rainbow Bridge. These bridges connect Bridge City and Port Arthur, Texas over the Neches River. Written on the back of the card, "Twin bridges span the Neches River connecting Bridg City & Port Arthur. The cable-stayed Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated on Sept. 8, 1990, 52 years after the Rainbow Bridge. The clearance of the new bridge is 143 feet; the old bridge is 176 feet." It is postmarked Bridge City, Texas on Sept 8, 1990.

Creator(s): Chiasson, Charlotte
Location(s):
Creation Date: August 1990
Partner(s):
Heritage House Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 531
Past 30 days: 12
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 1990
  • Digitized: March 25, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Orange County - Bridge City
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Description:

Color photo postcard picturing the new Veteran's Memorial Bridge in front of the older Rainbow Bridge. These bridges connect Bridge City and Port Arthur, Texas over the Neches River. Written on the back of the card, "Twin bridges span the Neches River connecting Bridg City & Port Arthur. The cable-stayed Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated on Sept. 8, 1990, 52 years after the Rainbow Bridge. The clearance of the new bridge is 143 feet; the old bridge is 176 feet." It is postmarked Bridge City, Texas on Sept 8, 1990.

Physical Description:

1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Neches River
Partner:
Heritage House Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: hhm_01827
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth36275
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public