View of downtown Toledo, Ohio   Save
Ohio Guide Collection
Description: Reverse reads in script: "Toledo Skyline From Maumee River," and also in print, "#8 Looking N. From E. Bank of Maumee River." The photograph appears to have been taken from a ship on the Maumee River. A metal contraption with a pulley system are is in the foreground, and a steamboat is seen on the river on the left hand side of the middle ground of the picture. In the background are a number of skyscrapers as well as the Anthony Wayne Bridge. The Anthony Wayne Bridge ("The High-level") was constructed by the McClintic-Marshall Company in 1931, and is a downtown Toledo, Ohio landmark named after General Anthony Wayne. It is a suspension bridge that spans the Maumee River. The bridge has some features that give it a unique aesthetic quality, including a sky blue color and various lattice patterns. Ohio State Routes 2, 51, and 65 cross the Maumee River on the Anthony Wayne Bridge; it also connects Clayton Street to Woodville Road. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B13F12_031_001
Subjects: Maumee River (Ind. and Ohio); Cargo Ships; Bridges Ohio; Cityscape photography; Toledo (Ohio)--History--Pictorial works; Central business districts--Ohio--Toledo; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project
Places: Toledo (Ohio); Lucas County (Ohio)