Thursday, July 2, 2009

Historic Image of the Week - Marshall Street Viaduct construction, 1910.

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A great image from the Richmond Times-Dispatch, August 8, 1910. Read the article here - from the Chronicling America web site maintained by the Library of Congress.

- Ray B.

3 comments:

HEK said...

(Sounds of Harry moaning) Why didn't I see this to put it in "Richmond In Ragtime?" Arrrghhh!!!

HEK said...

Did the viaduct have an elevator shaft due to the trolley stop in the middle of the bridge? Am I making this up?

T. Tyler Potterfield -- Ray Bonis--Catherine L. Easterling said...

Viaduct? Why-a-duck?

Not sure if it had an elevator but that would make sense.

- Ray