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Mystery Bridge

Map 

Description 

According to a newspaper article (linked below), some locals believe the bridge was built during prohibition and used to roll barrels of booze across to be loaded on to wagons because it was built too high off the ground to drive on and no roads led to it.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over North Platte River on CR 701
Location
Evansville, Natrona County, Wyoming
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Damaged by ice 1971
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.86464, -106.21842   (decimal degrees)
42°51'53" N, 106°13'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/400469/4746503 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77091 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2017: Added by Dave King

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