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Photo postcard of U.S. Hwy 24 at the top of Tennessee Pass (Alt. 10,240 ft,) between Leadville and Red Cliff, Colorado. [Sanborn W-1181] There is snow on the ground.
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Road to Red Cliff with old bridge across the Eagle River before the Red Cliff Bridge was opened in 1941. Battle Mountain is on the left. Photograph is labeled: "Roads end" [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Photo postcard showing the "New Battle Mountain Highway," U.S. Hwy 24. The view is looking south, going from GIlman to Red Cliff.
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Railroad overpass on Colorado Highway 24 leading to Red Cliff. This was the route to Red Cliff prior to the construction of the Red Cliff arch bridge. [Red Cliff Bridge Construction photo 1]
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Looking up at Highway 24 on Battle Mountain from the bridge at the end of Water Street. This was prior to the beginning of construction of the Red Cliff Arch Bridge.
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The iconic Red Cliff Bridge on U.S. Highway 24, across the canyon of the Eagle River at Red Cliff, Colorado. Completed on July 28, 1941; dedicated and opened to travel on August 3, 1941. Dimensions: 470 ft. long; 209 ft. high; 30-ft. roadway and two 18-inch curbs. The Red Cliff Bridge was entered into the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985, in recognition of its contribution to the heritage of the state of Colorado
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Looking down the Eagle River and U.S. Highway 24 as it enters Red Cliff on the south. Just to the left of Hwy 24 is the beginning of the approach road to what will be the Red Cliff Arch Bridge.
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Pedestrians gathered on the Red Cliff Bridge, Battle Mountain in the background, for the dedication and grand opening. The dedication was held at noon on Sunday, August 3, 1941. Governor Ralph L. Carr and other officials attended. The bridge and six miles of new highway built over Battle Mountain cost a total of $636,405. The bridge is 470 ft. long, 209 ft. high; the roadbed is 30 ft. wide and has two 18-inch curbs. It is listed on the Historic Bridge...
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Building the approach to the new Red Cliff arch bridge (Highway 24). Digging equipment at far right midfield in the photo. [Red Cliff bridge construction photo 4]
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Roadbed construction on the Red Cliff Bridge, silver in color. Lover's Leap is on the right. [Red Cliff Bridge construction photo 12]
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Road into Red Cliff, prior to the construction of the Red Cliff Bridge on Hwy 24 (prior to 1941).
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Red Cliff Bridge on U.S. Highway 24, across the canyon of the Eagle River at Red Cliff, Colorado. Completed on July 28, 1941; dedicated and opened to travel on August 3, 1941. Dimensions: 470 ft. long; 209 ft. high; 30-ft. roadway and two 18-inch curbs. The Red Cliff Bridge was entered into the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985, in recognition of its contribution to the heritage of the state of Colorado Buildings in background...
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Red Cliff Bridge at entrance to road into Red Cliff; opened to the public August, 1941 [see notes]. The pulley system at the top of Lovers' Leap used during the construction of the bridge is still visible at top left. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]