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sc.0452.01.os.Hernando de Soto Bridge, 1972
View downstream above the Mississippi River of the I-40 or Hernando de Soto Bridge under construction on April 25, 1972, connecting Arkansas and Memphis, Tennessee. Mud Island and downtown Memphis can be seen on the left. Construction began in 1967 and the first automobile traffic began using the bridge in August 1973.
1972 April 25
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Hernando de Soto Bridge (Memphis, Tenn.).