Panama Canal. Upon the completion of the Panama Canal, the world realized that the northern and southern Americas would be permanently split. More importantly, the cities of Colón and Panama City would be separated from the rest of the country. Ferries were used at first, then a couple of other swing bridges provided limited traffic […]The Bridge of the Americas – Rejoining Two Continents — Journeys with Johnbo
The steel span bridge at Murchison (image Kay Ball ©) The current bridge over the Goulburn at Murchison is somewhat of an icon for the town. This well-known landmark was opened 84 years ago in 1937 and was welcomed with a whole week of celebration events. The official opening ceremony in 1937 (image M&DHS ©) […]ALWAYS AN IMPORTANT CROSSING PLACE — Murchison and District Historical Society Inc.