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S-R Archive find of the day: 1973

In 1973 the last section of the Union Pacific Railroad trestle was destroyed by explosives.  The trestle, which spanned the Spokane River and Monroe Street, was removed as part of the transformation of what is now Riverfront Park, to make way for Expo 74.     (Photo Archive)
In 1973 the last section of the Union Pacific Railroad trestle was destroyed by explosives. The trestle, which spanned the Spokane River and Monroe Street, was removed as part of the transformation of what is now Riverfront Park, to make way for Expo 74. (Photo Archive)

S-R Archive find of the day: In this 1973 photo, the last section of the Union Pacific Railroad trestle was destroyed by explosives. The trestle, which spanned the Spokane River and Monroe Street, was removed as part of the transformation of what is now Riverfront Park, to make way for Expo 74.



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