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Photo of Vermonter  @skew arched brownstone rail bridge Yalesville
Vermonter @skew arched brownstone rail bridge Yalesville

Southbonud crossing RT 150 locally known as dead man's curve.Of note its one of the earliest skew arched bridges in the U.S.Very famous road accident involving The Bambino Babe Ruth occurred here Sept 30,1920 when his roadster(packard $12,000) hit a mack truck on the way to Springfield and was thrown from the totaled car and was lucky enough to be able to hitch hike the rest of the way.

Photographed by Larry Watkins, January 13, 2022.
Added to the photo archive by Larry Watkins, January 13, 2022.
Railroad: Amtrak.

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Fun bit of Babe history. Thanks.

Posted by Chris Brown on 2022-01-14 18:59:26


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