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Wedding Ring Bridge (The Bridge of Sighs)

North Virginia Street
Reno, NV

At one time Reno was the divorce capital of the world. It was said that many recently divorced folks would toss their wedding rings into the Truckee River from the Virginia Street Bridge. After a while it took on the nicknames of Wedding Ring Bridge and the Bridge of Sighs.

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Wedding Ring Bridge
Postcard ca. 1940.

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