Bridge Pylons, Lorain-Carnegie Bridge (Hope Memorial Bridge)--page 1 (of two pages)

Henry Hering

The West Pylons

Two pairs of entrance pylons on both the west and east ends of the Hope Memorial Bridge (formerly the Lorain-Carnegie Bridge) have figural reliefs symbolizing the development of road transportation. These sylized 43-foot high pylons, carved of Berea sandstone, are well-preserved examples of Art Deco figures, all holding examples of road transportation.

Figure holding a stage coach


Figure holding a truck with lattice work sides


Figure holding a truck with side panels


Figure holding a passenger sedan

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