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Canon City in Fremont County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Royal Gorge Bridge

 
 
Royal Gorge Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 15, 2006
1. Royal Gorge Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Highest suspension bridge in the world
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
By
U.S. Department of Interior

Modernization of bridge to present day
safety and engineering standards by
Wilolamb International - 1983
Muskogee, Oklahoma U.S.A.

 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Royal Gorge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cañon City / The Gold Belt Tour (approx. 7.2 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 Prescott Valley, Arizona.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Royal Gorge Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 15, 2006
2. Royal Gorge Bridge
Royal Gorge Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 15, 2006
3. Royal Gorge Bridge
Royal Gorge Bridge from below image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 15, 2006
4. Royal Gorge Bridge from below
The other way across the gorge image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 15, 2006
5. The other way across the gorge
The only way down image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, July 15, 2006
6. The only way down
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 27, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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