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History: Circa 1897. Opened to traffic on July 9, 1898. Designed by Charles E. Fowler. Oldest of four extant bridges over the Tennessee River in Knoxville. It is a steel spandrel-braced, cantilever-arched design. Major repairs and upgrades were made during the early 2000s. Located at the south end of Gay Street, spanning the Tennessee River, in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.


Also available at the East Tennessee History Center in Knoxville, TN.


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Art Print - Gay Street Bridge

    • This print is made from an original watercolor painting.
    • Measures 8x10"
    • Printed on acid free, 100% Cotton Card Stock
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