90 YEARS OF ‘WOW!’: The Royal Gorge Bridge and its fame
“For them to construct the bridge through the Depression in 1929 and the jobs it created then were significant as are the jobs it has created since. Its history is our foundation,” Pryor said.
90 YEARS OF 'WOW!': The Royal Gorge Bridge and its fame Ninety years ago, the Canon City Council thought it just might be a good idea to lease a portion of its 5,000-acre Royal Gorge Park to a brave Texan who liked the idea of building a bridge across the epic canyon carved by the Arkansas River. https://www.chieftain.com/news/20190727/90-years-of-wow-royal-gorge-bridge-and-its-fame