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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE MIAMI: c. 1960s

Dry Run: 1943

Dry Run: 1943

March 1943. "Crossing the almost-dry bed of the Canadian River along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad in Texas." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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Canadian Wagon Bridge

Some swell pictures and info found here:

Canadian Wagon Bridge

Dry Run Over

Maybe an overview might help?

Twenty-one spans!

No RR bridge, that

Photo may have been made from the railroad as the structure pictured is a highway bridge. There not enough steel in the structure shown to carry the weight of an American train.

[Correct; the Canadian Wagon Bridge wasn't a railway bridge. -tterrace]

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