General View Of Parker Through Truss Bridge From South Approach, Looking Northeast
HAER photos taken July 1988 by Louise T. Taft
Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record
View photos at Library of Congress
BH Photo #129719
Update. Mom and dad are now resting together. Still pass that spot on occasion, still have the thrill!!
This bridge was the first time I reached the speed above 100 MPH. I was in a 1970 Plymouth GTX with a 426 Hemi and we buried the speedometer at > 140 MPH. Too cool. Every time I go to visit my parents I think about that time, even though the old bridge has been replaced. It had quite a few bumps and high spots is 1971. What a ride. Scared the hell out of me. But, I was young and invinceable. Never even heard of a 401(k).