Title: Glasgow Steel Bridge

Description: Photo 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.

Date: 1879

Photographer: J. C. Macurdy

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 8 in. x 10 in.

Collection: P1, Bridges--Glasgow, MO # 1

Notes: The 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.

Subject: Bridges; Railroad bridges;

Local Subject: Glasgow, Missouri; Missouri River

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10016292

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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