Art of Frozen Time | General Dean Suspension Bridge

General Dean Suspension Bridge

March 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Built in 1859, this bridge aided 19th century residents who needed to cross the Kaskaskia River into Carlyle, Clinton County, Illinois.  Given its enduring significance, its now on the National Register of Historic Places.  Today its carries the name Major General William F. Dean Bridge; a Carlyle native who served in the Korean War.  This night image captures a winter moonrise along with the decorative lights strung along the bridge. 

General Dean BridgeGeneral Dean BridgeBuilt in 1859, this bridge aided 19th century residents who needed to cross the Kaskaskia River into Carlyle, Clinton County, Illinois. Given its enduring significance, its now on the National Register of Historic Places. Today its carries the name Major General William F. Dean Bridge; a Carlyle native who served in the Korean War. This night image captures a winter moonrise along with the decorative lights strung along the bridge.


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