Harahan Bridge http://wknofm.org en The Harahan Bridge http://wknofm.org/post/harahan-bridge <p class="legacy-byline"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On July 15, 1916, the </span>Harahan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bridge opened for railroad traffic, the second bridge built in Memphis to cross the Mississippi River. Originally named the Rock Island bridge, the steel structure was renamed for Memphis businessman J.T. </span>Harahan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who had been killed in a 1912 train wreck.</span></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 22:51:03 +0000 Steve Pike 974 at http://wknofm.org The Harahan Bridge Radio Roundtable: The Greening Of Memphis And A Bike Connection To West Memphis http://wknofm.org/post/radio-roundtable-greening-memphis-and-bike-connection-west-memphis <p>This Week on the<em> Behind the Headlines</em> Radio Roundtable, a look at the "Main Street to Main Street" project, which uses Federal funding to link up Downtown Memphis with Downtown West Memphis, Arkansas, using the Harahan bridge as a green line connector.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 21:44:30 +0000 Justin Willingham 33651 at http://wknofm.org Radio Roundtable: The Greening Of Memphis And A Bike Connection To West Memphis