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Stone Bridge
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In the mid 1930s, the Depression-era Civilian Conversation Corps constructed stone stairs and trails to replace the rickety wooden pathway early visitors used to descend into the gorge. The stone footbridge, above, marks the halfway point between Cascadilla Park and Collegetown.

The Stewart Avenue Bridge, visible in the distance, played a starring role in the many movies filmed in Ithaca during the 1920s, as damsels dangled in distress from its tresses, and trolleys teetered above the rushing water hundreds of feet below.

Panorama: WPG