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Glasgow Steel Bridge
Glasgow Steel Bridge
TitleGlasgow Steel Bridge
DescriptionPhoto of the Glasgow Bridge spanning the Missouri River at Glasgow, Missouri. People can been seen standing on the bridge, as well as along the railroad tracks below.
Date1879
PhotographerJ. C. Macurdy
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 8 in. x 10 in.
CollectionP1, Bridges--Glasgow, MO # 1
NotesThe Glasgow Bridge was built by engineer Gen. William Sooy Smith for the Chicago and Alton Railroad Company. It was completed in one year from the commencement of work and opened to traffic on April 26, 1879.
SubjectBridges
Railroad bridges
Local SubjectGlasgow, Missouri
Missouri River
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10016292
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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