#11 The Broadway Bridge

11. Broadway Bridge

Additional Photos and Information: 

Thanks to Union City natives and historians,  Marty and Ron Chard,  who have generously shared their collections of photos, postcards and articles for this project.
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When the bridge was washed out in the 1908 floods a temporary swing bridge was built. That’s the Riverside Hotel in the background at the SE corner of the bridge.
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Looking south.
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Looking west.
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Looking north.

 

 

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Swing bridge under construction in 1908 after the Broad Bridge went down. This is looking east.

 

Bridge - 1908
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Bridge - 1908 Back
Back of the above 1908 postcard.
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Looking south. Caille Richards Co on left and Riverside hotel past he bridge on the left.
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Another view looking south with the Riverside hotel to the left of the bridge and what was Chivas Grocery, then Jack’s grocery ad Siler’s sports on the right.
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Looking south.
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Looking west with the Broadway Bridge on the left and the large building in the background, Union City Milling, where Riverside Park is today.

 

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