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Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Anne Arundel and Queen Annes counties, Maryland, circa 1981-1985

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Summary:Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Anne Arundel and Queen Annes counties, Maryland, circa 1981-1985. Caption reads: "Chesapeake Bay Bridge : Connecting Eastern and Western Shores of Maryland, the first bridge across the Bay was completed in 1952. The parallel span, opened in 1973, eliminated a traffic bottleneck by permitting one-way operation on each bridge. Over-water length - 5 miles, suspension span length - 2,922 feet, height of roadway - 200 feet." Message reads: "Mom & Dad - Thanks for letter, still get hay fever but not as bad. Go swimming at public pool nearby. Costs 75¢ per swim. Spend most of time writing. Working on 1940's today." Postmark date: June 8, 1985; Postcard number: 21410; Message included.
Creator:Traub, David E.
Provider:Traub Company
Printing place:Asia
People's Republic of China
Hong Kong
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: 1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Queen Anne's County
Anne Arundel County
Topical subjects: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:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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