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Old US 14 Bridge

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The Old US 14 Bridge in Dayton, WY is now a pedestrian bridge. Anyone having more details about the bridge's history please leave a comment.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Overview
Parker pony truss bridge over Tongue River on Old US 14 in Dayton
Location
Dayton, Sheridan County, Wyoming
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Bridge made obselete by new bridge in 1994, and is now a pedestrian bridge.
Design
Parker pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.87849, -107.26272   (decimal degrees)
44°52'43" N, 107°15'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/321286/4971942 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dayton North
Inventory number
BH 36393 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • August 3, 2008: Updated by James McCray: updated gps coordinates
  • March 24, 2008: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Old US 14 Bridge
Posted April 21, 2010, by MikeInPdx (mikeinpdx13 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I don't know much about the history but I was born and lived in Sheridan County as a child. I remember crossing that bridge in Dayton on our way up to camping in the Bighorns.

I'm glad they saved it as a pedestrian bridge.