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This sepia colored photograph shows the construction of the Melan bridge, possible looking north, across the Kansas River in Topeka, Kansas. The bridge was completed in 1898 and withstood two major floods before collapsing and killing one motorist on July 2, 1965.

Creator: Farrow, W. F.
Date: Between 1895 and 1898

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Item Number: 212004
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.51 B. Mel *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212004

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