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1922 Colorado River Bridge

Description: Photograph of details of the steel trusses, concrete road bed, concrete bridge approach rails, and concrete piers of the 1922 Kansas City Bridge Company's Colorado River Bridge. The bridge was taken out of service due to being outdated, with the new bridge alongside it. The old bridge is now a walking bridge and is part of the city park.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]

Description: Postcard with a southwest view of the International Bridge over the Rio Grande, from Laredo, Texas. There is a short letter on the back of the postcard mentioning a "new baby boy." Notes were added later regarding the identities of the parents, the baby, and the addressee who was a cousin of the writer.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ernst, C. J.
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[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 Ci… more
Date: August 1990
Creator: Chiasson, Charlotte
Partner: Heritage House Museum

1922 Colorado River Bridge

Description: Photograph of lights and steel rails at the east end of the 1922 Kansas City Bridge Company's Colorado River Bridge in Bastrop, Texas. The picture is dominated by a light fixture that stands on a concrete post. The fixture has a black base and a white shade.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1922 Colorado River Bridge

Description: Photograph of the 1922 Colorado River Bridge in Bastrop, Texas. Built by the Kansas City Bridge Company, the mile long bridge is now part of a city park. The bridge became too narrow to support two lane traffic. Steel trusses and the concrete walkway are visible herein.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
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