Kidd Bridge

The Kidd Bridge was opened on August 5 1961 replacing the Channon Street Bridge. It was named after William (Billy) Kidd who was Chairman of the Widgee Shire Council.

Murray Views No. 42 Mary River and Channon Street Bridge, Gympie, Q

Murray Views No. 42 Mary River and Channon Street Bridge, Gympie, Q

Channon Street Bridge

Channon Street Bridge

Channon Street Bridge pre 1892

Channon Street Bridge

Opening of Kidd Bridge 1961

Opening of Kidd Bridge 1961

Mary River Bridges have been the subject of much controversy

Mary River Bridges have been the subject of much controversy

Gympie Times,  Tuesday, August 8, 1961 p. 1 Bridges Span 68 Years

Bridges Span 68 Years

Gympie Times, Tuesday, August 8, 1961 p. 2 Braved Icy Winds to Witness Opening of W H Kidd Bridge

Braved Icy Winds to Witness Opening of W H Kidd Bridge

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