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Cleveland bridge photograph
Description: Photograph showing unidentified men and boys, possibly laborers, near two ships on the coast of a channel. The caption beneath the photograph reads: "Cleveland Bredge, Aug. 1916." This photograph is part of a series taken by the Board of the Ohio Department of Public Works to document the disrepair of the infrastructure of the Ohio and Erie Canal and Miami-Erie Canal systems in 1916, showing the physical condition of each structure. The Ohio Department of Public Works is one of the oldest departments of state government in continuous existence. Among its other duties, this department was charged with maintenance and administration of the Ohio & Erie and Miami-Erie Canals. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA936AV_B01_050
Subjects: Waterworks; Rivers; Lakes & ponds; Canals; Dams; Bridges; Ohio Economy--Transportation and Development
Places: Cleveland (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)