Photo: 1981 Images from another time: Taking apart the Douglas Bridge

Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2007

The center span of the old Douglas Bridge, a steel-girded structure that connected Juneau and Douglas for 45 years, is lowered to a barge in Gastineau Channel in the winter of 1981 as part of its deconstruction. The original bridge cost $252,000 to build and $22 million to replace.

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