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Title Waterways
Caption Benson Street Bridge
Date Sept 18, 1923
Catalog Number 2005.660.0011
Description Postcard photograph of the old wooden Benson Street covered bridge, on Benson St. at Main St. The bridge was built in 1870 and destroyed by ice flows during a flood on January 20,1907.

Written on back: "Dear Lon.- I was so glad to hear from you. It is too bad about the fires and I hope you have had rain. We have not but the fire is not as bad as it was a week ago. I have not seen Emma since her return. Hope to see her soon - are[?] canning and pickling. Write soon. K.C.C."

The postcard is addressed to: "Mrs. H.H. Van Wegen, R.T.D. No 1., Marion, Mich"
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Midland, MI
Orig/copy Original
Print size 3.5" x 5.5"
Collection Midland County Historical Postcard Collection
Classification Transportation
Waterways
Correspondence/Postcard
Search Terms City, Midland
River, Tittabawassee River
Bridge, Benson Street Bridge
Subjects Brides
Railroad tracks
Railroads
Covered bridges
Postage stamps