Cuyahoga River Gorge and High Level Bridge, Cuyahoga Falls, Akron, Ohio (Date Unknown)

Cuyahoga River Gorge and High Level Bridge, Cuyahoga Falls, Akron, Ohio (Date Unknown)
Vintage linen postcard depicting the Cuyahoga River Gorge and High Level Bridge at Cuyahoga Falls in Akron, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
Cuyahoga River Gorge and High Level Bridge, Cuyahoga Falls, Akron, Ohio

Estimated Date: 1930-1940s

The bridge was built in 1915 on N. Howard Street and was replaced in 1949.

No. in Series: 805
Era: Linen Era
Condition: Unused

The description on the back of the card:
This is one of the many pretty spots in the Gorge along the Cuyahoga River. The Gorge is part of the Metropolitan Park System of Akron. The High Level Bridge connects Akron with Cuyahoga Falls, and is on the road to Cleveland. It is one of the highest bridges in the United States, being 190 feet above the river bed. State Highway No. 8 passes over it. A very beautiful view of the Gorge can be had from this bridge.

Back of the postcard.

Publisher: The Central News Company, Akron, Ohio. Tichnor Quality Views.

Tichnor Brothers, Inc. was a major national printer and publisher of postcards from 1908-1987.

Central News Company was a major publisher and distributor of postcards, newspapers, and periodicals through their regional branches. There was a branch in Akron, Ohio that largely produced view-cards of Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
Read more about the Central News Co.

Rights Info: Public Domain

Source: Bridge Hunter

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