Title: 
Belle Isle Bridge Fire, April 27, 1915
Year: 
1915
Publisher: 
W. D. Benham Co.
Type(s): 
Postcard
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
Notes: 
c. 1915; photograph of the Belle Isle bridge fire, April 27, 1915 after a tar-heating cart tipped and started the fire; despite the efforts of 2 fire boats and several fire departments, almost all of the 26-year-old bridge burned; it was replaced with a temporary bridge in July 1916, which remained in place until a permanent bridge was completed November 1, 1923.
Subject(s): 
Belle Isle Bridge (Michigan)
Belle Isle Park (Michigan)
Parks
Bridges
Detroit River
Fireboats
Fires
Place(s): 
Belle Isle (Michigan)
Detroit (Michigan)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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