Historic Bluefields

May Build Bridge on Cumberland

A bridge over the Cumberland River at McGavock Lane, where the ferry is now located, is a distinct possibility but one that is probably several years away in the future.

The Pennington Bend community has been alive with the rumor that the bridge is about to be built. But the traffic check at that point is merely of a routine nature and has nothing to do with a new bridge, at least according to J. C. Akers, engineer for the County Highway Commission....

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