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This photograph shows the city of Cincinnati, Ohio from the Kentucky side of the Ohio River. In the foreground is the Roebling Suspension Bridge, also known as the Newport Bridge, which connects Covington and Cincinnati. The bridge, which has a 500-foot span between columns, was built in 1867. This photograph was published in Book of Views of Cincinnati, Ohio in 1904 by the S. H. Knox & Company. Published not quite 125 years after the first settlers, it promotes the Queen City as a prosperous, burgeoning manufacturing center, and a desirable place to live. The booklet is 48 pages and measures 8" x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm).


Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center F499 C5B665 1904 BAH from the Book of Views of Cincinnati, Ohio Collection.


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