Talmadge Memorial Bridge aerial photograph
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Talmadge Memorial Bridge aerial photograph

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Trotz, Rita.
Title: Talmadge Memorial Bridge aerial photograph
Dates: 1960-1969
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2307

Biographical/Historical Note

The Talmadge Memorial Bridge spans the Savannah River between downtown Savannah, Georgia and the neighboring state of South Carolina. The current bridge was completed in 1991 and replaced the cantilever truss bridge that was built in 1953 and had become a danger for large ships entering the Port of Savannah via the Savannah River.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an aerial photograph from the 1960s of the original Talmadge Memorial Bridge between Savannah, Georgia and South Carolina.


Index Terms

Bridges--Georgia.
Photographs.
Talmadge Memorial Bridge (Savannah, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.