Found: Lawe Street Hill to Fox River, Appleton, WI

Found: Lawe Street Hill to Fox River, Appleton, Wis.
 E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee. Made exp. for Conkey & Co.  Pub. Circa 1907. Written in fountain pen on back:
"Hello Tarmer: How goes it. Got here all in good order bag and baggage. Many of the old students are not coming back
but we seem to be getting lots of fresh ones. Met one bro this morning. Ever, Oscar."
Postmarked Appleton, September 9, 1907.
Found: New Concrete Bridge, Juneau Park, Milwaukee, Wis.
This massive concrete bridge length of span 217 feet with 81 feet over the tracks of the
Chicago &  Northwestern Railway, leads to a beautiful six-mile drive along the lakeshore from
downtown Milwaukee through Juneau and Lake Parks to East Kenwood Boulevard.
Made in U.S.A. by E. C. Kropp Co, Milwaukee, Wis. Circa 1933. Written on back in ball point pen:
"Lake Michigan walked all around here Frank & I were here September 24, 1933, Milwaukee, Wis."
Found: Crossing the John A. Blatnik Bridge
 Crossing the John A. Blatnik Bridge linking Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin.
Westerly Ports of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
 © Photo and Pub. by Gallagher's Studio of  Photography, 920 E. 1st Street, Duluth, Minn. circa 1961/1971.
According to these postcards, bridges in Wisconsin evolved from quaint stone walkways for ladies with bustles to passages over railroad tracks to massive concrete structures linked to the new war friendly Interstate system. Perfect for popular Elvis-like pink Caddys to zoom along high above the waterway, the concrete bridge was named for Minnesota Congressman John Blatnik in 1971. Blatnik supported St. Lawrence Seaway development and was among those in congress who did not support the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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