Aerial Bridge Over Ship Canal, Duluth, Minn.
Only one of its kind in the world; clear span, 400 ft.; clear height 136 ft.; total height above water 186 ft.; size of car 34×50 ft.; capacity of car, 125,000 lbs.; motive power, electricity; speed, 4 miles per hour.
Message from Mathilde to Miss Dorothy Jordan of Minneapolis, dated Aug. 25 and postmarked Aug. 26, 1908:
My dear little girl: I hope this card finds you well again. Isn’t this a queer bridge? We hope to cross it. We are having such a good time. It is very cool up here. Today a young lady is going take [???] for a ride in his electric carriage. We’ll be back in Mpls by Saturday sure. We all send love to all. Your loving [???].
We return Friday Eve. 8.10 o’clock on Omaha.
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