Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge

Omaha, Nebraska

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Description

Carte de visite, albumen print on white card; Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge, Omaha, Nebraska, after 1888; collected by Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899) during his travels; bridge, possibly the Ak-Sar-Ben bridge (originally the Douglas Street Bridge), connecting Omaha, Nebraska with Council Bluffs, Iowa (the first truss bridge to cross the Mississippi River), completed in 1888; printed on back "E. L. EATON,/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ 234 FARNHAM STREET,/ OMAHA, NEBRASKA./ Negatives Preserved."