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Peace River Bridge, Alaska Highway

Peace River Bridge is Formally Opened, 1943

The Peace River Bridge in 1950, looking across to the south side of the valley. The bridge collapsed on October 16, 1957 when the north tower, which had stability problems for years, was hit by a rock slide of shale from the north bank.

This digital image is © 2007 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Peace River Bridge in 1950

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