BRIDGES - Kamloops, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 50° 41.455 W 120° 21.601
10U E 686461 N 5618779
Spirit Square, at the junction of Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue, has an interesting history lesson, spread out over about 15 bronze plaques encircling a large open area of concrete and tile. They cover a wide array of local subjects.
Waymark Code: WMMCW3
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 09/01/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1


The first bridge connecting North and South Kamloops was a wooden truss bridge built in 1901. This "West End" or "White" bridge was replaced by a steel structure with concrete piers in 1924 and again in 1961 by the Overlanders Bridge. The concrete piers are still standing in the Thompson River.
From the Plaque
Group that erected the marker: City of Kamloops

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Yew Street and Mackenzie Avenue
Kamloops, BC Canada

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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