Last Covered Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj
N 43° 20.244 W 088° 00.299
16T E 418534 N 4798773
Quick Description: Last Covered Bridge Marker N. of Five Corners which is N. of Cedarburg. I think we need a Five Corners category. I know of at least 3 in Wisconsin.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2007 8:42:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM1XAJ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Cheeseheads
Views: 40

Long Description:
Built 1876 Retired 1962
This bridge was built by the Town of Cedarburg on petition of neighboring farmers to replace periodically washed out bridges. Pine logs, cut and milled at Baraboo, were fitted and set in place in lattice truss construction with 3 x 10 inch planks secured by 2 inch hardwood pins, eliminating the use of nails or bolts, and floored by 3 inch planking. The Ozaukee County Board in 1940 voted to assume the preservation and maintenance of this bridge.
County: Ozaukee

Location: Park

MarkerID: 146

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