Crossing the Mississippi – “Old Bridge”

The Memphis & Arkansas Bridge carries traffic across the Mississippi River at Memphis.  Also visible in the photos are two railroad bridges, the Frisco Bridge and the Harahan Bridge.

IMG_2787_harahan bridge_frisco bridge_memphis & arkansas bridge_old bridgeb

IMG_2785_harahan bridge_frisco bridge_memphis & arkansas bridge_old bridgeb

“It seems safe to say that it is also the crookedest river in the world, since in one part of its journey it uses up one thousand three hundred miles to cover the same ground that the crow would fly over in six hundred and seventy-five.”  ~Mark Twain

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