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Lost Milwaukee: How a Riverside Roadway Was Stopped
Lost Milwaukee

How a Riverside Roadway Was Stopped

It was all because of the picture-postcard 1927 Capitol Drive Bridge.

Lost Milwaukee: Thrills on the Wells Street Viaduct
Lost Milwaukee

Thrills on the Wells Street Viaduct

For 60 years streetcars rattled across the 2,085-foot-long bridge, 90 feet above the Menomonee River Valley.

Lost Milwaukee: Riverwest’s Hidden Landmark
Lost Milwaukee

Riverwest’s Hidden Landmark

When the Riverwest Pumping Station opened in 1924, its massive pumps set a world record.