Historical information

The first Tawonga bridge was built in 1884. It was destroyed by floods in 1916. The new bridge was constructed in 1923 and destroyed in 1953. The present concrete bridge was constructed in 1986 and named Ryders Bridge.
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Bridge constructed over the Kiewa River in 1923 and destroyed in 1953.

Physical description

1. Dark Brownish photo framed by thin wood. Photo shows bridge with mountain behind and river and river bank in the foreground.
2. Small photo showing 2 sides of the bridge - a close up view.