December 1, 1866 A suspension bridge spanning the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio, and Covington, Kentucky, was opened to the public when people were first allowed to walk across the new structure. The next day’s edition of the Cincinnati-based Commercial Gazette reported, “The new bridge was thronged throughout the day, fully 20,000 having crossed between sunrise […]1866: The Initial Unveiling of a “Great Suspension Bridge” Between Ohio and Kentucky — Transportation History
One of John Roebling’s earlier prized works before the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. A documentary on this has been nominated for the 2021 Bridgehunter Awards in the category Best Bridge Media and Genre. To vote in that or in any of the other categories, click on the links below, and you will be led to the voting ballot. Remember, the ballot has three parts.