Plenty of beach memories from my childhood

John Appleyard's column about the 1931 Pensacola Bay Bridge brought back memories from my childhood. My daddy loved beach trips, so we went often. I vividly remember crossing that two lane Bay Bridge, which was much lower and narrower than the 1960 bridge we cross these days. It also had rail type sides, which meant I could better see the waves we were passing. (Did I mention those waves were very close to the car I was riding in?) Most of the time I didn't see the waves because I was in the floorboard with my eyes closed.

I did enjoy the beach after we got across the bridges. We usually took...

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