River Hill, Tuscaloosa, circa 1945

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Title

River Hill, Tuscaloosa, circa 1945

Subject

Downtown Tuscaloosa

Description

River Hill stretches from the Black Warrior River to University Boulevard (formerly Broad Street). The old lift bridge that connected Northport to Tuscaloosa fed the traffic onto River Hill which is the north end of Greensboro Avenue. This photo was taken from the Mutual Oil Company and shows the Bolton Motel on the left. At the top of the hill is the 10-story bank building and to the right is the Burchfield Hotel.

Source

Bruce Davis

Date

Circa 1945

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

544

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 inches by 8 inches

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