Sellwood Bridge, 1926 — Vintage Portland

Efforts are underway to secure funding to replace the Sellwood Bridge spanning the Willamette River. This is how it looked shortly after it opened in December, 1925. The eastern shore was highly industrialized at that time. (City of Portland Archives)

Sellwood Bridge, 1926 — Vintage Portland

River Road Bridge – Pittsburg, NH — Milford Street

This is an interesting little bridge up near the Canadian border.  As you can see it’s been bypassed by another bridge that is wooden but not covered.  Note the extra layer of boards where the rubber meets the road so to speak on the uncovered bridge.  That will help the wooden deck hold up over […]

River Road Bridge – Pittsburg, NH — Milford Street