University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections

Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland, circa 1952-1969

1952-1969PrintcolorJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Adobe Flash is required to view this image

umd:152940
umd:152941

Summary:View of Chesapeake Bay Bridge and water, Maryland, circa 1952-1969. Caption reads: "Connecting Eastern and Western Shores of Maryland. Completed in 1952 at a cost of $45,000,000, this magnificent structure represents the fruition of the dream of generations of Marylanders of a permanent bay crossing. Length of suspension span- 2,922 feet, Overall length- 7.727 miles, Roadway about 200 feet above water at highest point." Postcard number: P6411.
Creator:Traub, David E.
Provider:Colourpicture Publishers (Firm)
Traub Company
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Massachusetts
Boston
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Chesapeake Bay
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:Suspension bridges
Bays (Bodies of water)
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Md.)
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the University of Maryland Libraries at http://www.lib.umd.edu/NTL/queries.html.