This week's "Then and Now" features the opening parade of the Ninth Street Bridge.
The first image shows dignitaries parading across the now demolished Beach Thorofare Bridge when it was officially opened in May 1933. The Flanders Hotel can be seen in the background as the cars proceeded towards Somers Point.
The second image shows the parade of vehicles crossing the causeway from Somers Point for the ribbon-cutting at the foot of the new Ninth Street Bridge in Ocean City held on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
To see more historical photos of Ocean City, visit the Ocean City Historical Museum in the at 1735 Simpson Ave.