Pioneer of Wilmington freighter on Cuyahoga River   Save
Pioneer of Wilmington freighter on Cuyahoga River
Description: Caption on a very similar photograph reads: "The Pioneer Goes Under. Freighter Pioneer going up the Cuyahoga River. Note tug ahead. District #4, Cleveland, Ohio. Project Photographer: Frank Jaffa, 1940. File Negative #210. Ident: 36-to Michigan -National 1/27/41 Picture Book. Location: Cleveland, Ohio. Capt: Freighter under Lift Bridge on the Cuyahoga River." This photograph shows cargo ship "Pioneer of Wilmington, Del." on the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio. Behind the boat is the Detroit - Superior High Level Bridge. The Detroit-Superior Bridge opened to traffic on Thanksgiving Day 1917. It was the city's first high-level bridge over the Cuyahoga River connecting Detroit and Superior avenues. Built at a cost of $5.284 million, the bridge took 5 years to complete. The bridge was renamed Veterans Memorial in Veterans Day ceremonies on November 11, 1989 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B04F11_37_01
Subjects: Cuyahoga River (Ohio); Transportation--Cleveland (Ohio); Bridges--Ohio--Cleveland; Bridges--Cuyahoga River (Ohio); Ships--Cuyahoga River (Ohio); Veterans Memorial Bridge (Cleveland, Ohio); National Register of Historic Places
Places: Cleveland (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)