Roebling Suspension Bridge

Riverside Place, Covington, Kentucky

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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"First bridge to span Ohio River, connecting Kentucky and Ohio. John Augustus Roebling, engineer; Amos Shinkle, president of Covington-Cincinnati Bridge Co. The formal opening of this bridge was celebrated, January 1, 1867. A prototype for famed Brooklyn Bridge, the Suspension Bridge remained open during tragic flood of 1937. Listed on National Register of Historic Places, 1975."

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  • July 23, 2017: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • January 8, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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