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Photo postcard showing the Red Cliff Bridge, opened in 1941. A Denver & Rio Grande train is coming from Red Cliff, headed toward Gilman, alongside the very clear Eagle River. At the left is the Lover's Leap cliffs. On the right is the cut in the lower rocks for the road down to Red Cliff. At the center of the photo above the bridge can be seen the tailings from Hornsilver Mine with Butter Flats (clearing) just above that.
Looking through the arch (under construction) of the Red Cliff Bridge downward to the lower bridge leading into Red Cliff. Railroad tracks visible. Snow on the ground. "Each [arch] rib came in six sections weighing from 17 to 22 tons apiece. The rib sections were hauled by truck from the depot, about a quarter of a mile away, to the highway bridge directly under the high line [of the arch]..." --CHD Bridge Engineer King Burghardt, in Historical...