A Curious Misconception — Old Structures Engineering

The title of this 1890s photo is “The Levee Below The Bridge” and it shows the main channel of the Mississippi River at Winona, Minnesota. We’ve got a couple of riverboats tied up (the one on the left is registered in La Crosse Wisconsin), what appears to be Tom Sawyer fishing, and two bridges, one…

A Curious Misconception — Old Structures Engineering