Canon City in Fremont County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Royal Gorge Bridge
Completed in seven months - Dedicated Dec. 7, 1929
Chief Engineer George Cole
Consulting Engineer O.K. Peck
This property has been placed on
National Register of Historic Places
U.S. Department of Interior
Modernization of bridge to present day
safety and engineering standards by
Wilolamb International - 1983
Muskogee, Oklahoma U.S.A.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
Location. 38° 27.683′ N, 105° 19.52′ W. Marker is in Canon City, Colorado, in Fremont County. Marker is on County Road 3A, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canon City CO 81212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Royal Gorge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colorado Territorial Prison (approx. 4˝ miles away); Lt. Zebulon Pike's Southwestern Expedition (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Gold Belt Tour National Scenic BywayRaynolds Bank (approx. 4.8 miles away); 405 Main Street (approx. 4.8 miles away); First People, Explorers & Settlers (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Banana Belt of Colorado (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Also see . . . History of the Royal Gorge Bridge. Site also offers links to additional information. (Submitted on January 1, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,147 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 27, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.