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A postcard depicting the Clearwater Beach Causeway, now known as the Clearwater Memorial Causeway, in Clearwater, Florida. The road connects Downtown Clearwater with Clearwater Beach, carrying Florida State Road 60 (SR 60). Originally a two-lane…

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An engineering report for the planned construction of Florida State Road 528 (SR 528), also called the Martin Andersen Bee Line Expressway, published in November of 1964. This report include details regarding the original phase of the project, along…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the first bridge built across the Wekiva River. The Wekiva River, sometimes spelled Wekiwa, in a river originating in Apopka and joining the St. Johns River.…

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The first bridge built across the Wekiva River in Florida. The Wekiva River, sometimes spelled Wekiwa, in a river originating in Apopka and joining the St. Johns River. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has designated Wekiva…

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A public notice from the I.S. Army Corps of Engineers discussing the possible approval of bridge plans proposed by the Florida State Road Department. The plans are for a replacement of an existing bridge, where Florida State Road 48 (SR 48) crosses…

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A postcard depicting a view of the Brooklyn Bridge, which was built in 1883 to span the East River in order to connect Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York City, New York. It is a National Historic Landmark and was the longest suspension bridge in the…

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A postcard depicting an aerial view of the Delaware River Bridge that connects Camden, New Jersey, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The bridge opened in 1926 and is now known as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. The bridge is one of the largest suspension…

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A postcard depicting the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United States.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards…

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A postcard shows petrified bridge tree, near Adamana, Arizona. Now a ghost town with only four inhabited buildings, Adamana was once home to 30 families, and had a hotel until 1965 and a post office until 1969. It was known as the "Gateway to the…

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A postcard depicting the Delaware River–Turnpike Toll Bridge, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) to the Pennsylvania Turnpike's East-West Mainline. Construction for the bridge began on January 15, 1954, and the bridge opened on May 25,…

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A postcard depicting the Pulaski Skyway crossing over the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Pulaski Skyway is a bridge-causeway crossing the Passaic River and the Hackensack River to connect Newark to Jersey City. The New…

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A postcard depicting the Delaware Memorial Bridge, which connects the Delaware Turnpike in New Castle, Delaware, to the New Jersey Turnpike in Pennsville Township, New Jersey. The bridge opened its eastbound lanes in 1951 and its westbound lanes in…

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A postcard depicting an aerial view of the Cooper River Bridge and Ocean Highway in Charleston, South Carolina. Officially known as the John P. Grace Memorial Bridge, the bridge opened in 1929 to cross the Cooper River. The Cooper River Bridge was…

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A postcard depicting the Cooper River Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina. Officially known as the John P. Grace Memorial Bridge, the bridge opened in 1929 to cross the Cooper River. The Cooper River Bridge was closed in 2005 and replaced by the…

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A postcard depicting Magnolia Plantation and Gardens near Charleston, South Carolina. Magnolia Gardens, which introduced hundreds of varieties of the plant to the United States, has an extensive collection of camellia plants, and continues to…

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A postcard depicting the new Pecos River High Bridge carrying the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP). The original bridge was completed in 1892, but was replaced by a new one in 1944.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile…

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A postcard depicting a painting of a thatched cottage and stone bridge, likely in a Scottish glen.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in Sanford, Florida, for 30 years. In 1931, she took…

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A postcard depicting four illustrations of sights in Trier, Germany. The first is a view of the city, which is a border city between Germany and France and was founded in 17 B.C.E. The second is a view of the Main Market, or Hauptmarkt. The third is…

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The postcard depicts the Japanese bridge at Shofuso Japanese House and Gardens, located in West Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Shofuso, also known as Pine Breeze Villa, is designed in traditional 17th century-style Japanese…

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A postcard depicting the Roman Bridge in Trier, Germany, which is the oldest bridge in Germany. The pilings date from 144-152, and were built with stone blocks held together with iron clamps.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by…

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The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as the inspection of Maitland…

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