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Simon Kenton Bridge

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The Simon Kenton
Bridge opened
 on November 25, 1931
 
Birdseye view of Maysville,
 from Kentucky side
Maysville-Aberdeen Bridge, 
published by the De Nuzie
Bookstore in Maysville

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Before the current locks and dams.

 

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Simon Kenton Bridge, c. 1950
Bridge Dedication (Governors of Ohio & Kentucky)

 

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Simon Kenton Bridge, 1953
 
unknown year

 

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Simon Kenton Bridge, 1933
 

 

Simon Kenton Bridge

Maysville Aberdeen Bridge, 1934
from the US Army, Chief of Engineers

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Maysville's Daily Independent, on November 25, 1931, the day the bridge opened, ran these stories:

Bridge Thrown Open How the Bridge Was Built Ferry Service History
Frank M. Masters Merchants Decorate with Model Bridges

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Wikipedia's page on the Simon Kenton Bridge is here.

The Simon Kenton Bridge was originally a toll bridge.  It cost 55 cents for an auto
up to 1943, when the fee went down to 40 cents.  Pedestrians were charged a nickel.
The bridge was “freed,” i.e., all tolls were removed, on January 1, 1946.

You can read a history of the bridge from their application to be on the National Register of Historical places in a pdf here.

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