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Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland, circa 1952-1969

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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
Printing place:North America
United States of America
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
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.)
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
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