Freighter on the Cuyhoga River   Save
Ohio Guide Photographs
Description: Caption 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." View of a freighter and the Detroit-Superior bridge over the Cuyahoga River. 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_16_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)