Opening of the Lexington Bridge

On October 31, 1924, the Lexington Bridge across the Missouri was opened. In 2005 it was replaced with a more modern structure.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

Image from Picryl by Library of Congress