Pictures 16-2 and 16-3.

The interurban line descended into the river valley at Ellsworth Park, finally crossing the North Fork on this bridge oriented north-south.  On the south end of the bridge, the track turned east and north again, finally connecting to the Danville city trackage on W. Main Street.  The top photo shows a westbound interurban car, crossing the bridge from south to north.  The lower picture faces northeast.

This bridge collapsed Friday, April 27, 1928 as a three-car coal train was attempting to cross.  Fortunately, no one was injured.  Over the weekend, a temporary bridge was installed, and a more permanent one followed.



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