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Catalog Number 1933.041.005
Object Name Postcard
Title Belle Isle Bridge Fire, April 27, 1915
Scope & Content Black and white postcard depicting the Belle Isle Bridge, in the aftermath of the fire, as viewed from the west. Amid the columns, only one truss remains near the center of the frame. An insert in the upper left corner provides a view along the remains of the length of the bridge. Rubble sits in the water near the closest column. A single truss is in the distance. "W.D. Benham Co., Detroit, Mich." printed on verso.
Date 1915
Extent of Description 5.5" x 3.375"
Collection Postcard
Search Terms Belle Isle Bridge
Fire Department
Fires
Fire Tugs
Detroit River
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