Saturday, May 16, 2015

Remembering Hero Joseph R Ouelette Lowell MA 1951 Medal of Honor






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Joseph R. Ouellette Bridge, Aiken Street over the Merrimack River, Lowell, MA
The Joseph R. Ouellette Bridge is a five-span through truss bridge on Aiken Street over the Merrimack River in Lowell, MA. It was built in 1883.  With its span of 154.9' and total length of 779.9' the Aiken Street Bridge, as it is colloquially known, is the longest lenticular truss bridge in the United States.  This bridge is named after Joseph R. Ouellette, Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient who ensured the survival of his 2nd Infantry Division comrades while losing his own life.  It links the traditionally French Canadian Lowell neighborhoods of Centreville and Little Canada.
- See more at: http://merrimackvalley.org/walkable-bridges-city-lowell#sthash.mCsOU4nL.dpuf
Joseph R. Ouellette Bridge, Aiken Street over the Merrimack River, Lowell, MA
The Joseph R. Ouellette Bridge is a five-span through truss bridge on Aiken Street over the Merrimack River in Lowell, MA. It was built in 1883.  With its span of 154.9' and total length of 779.9' the Aiken Street Bridge, as it is colloquially known, is the longest lenticular truss bridge in the United States.  This bridge is named after Joseph R. Ouellette, Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient who ensured the survival of his 2nd Infantry Division comrades while losing his own life.  It links the traditionally French Canadian Lowell neighborhoods of Centreville and Little Canada.
- See more at: http://merrimackvalley.org/walkable-bridges-city-lowell#sthash.mCsOU4nL.dpuf

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