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Interesting piece of history

The bridge must have been built well and constantly maintained to be in that good of condition. It... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
436Terry68
,
Omro, Wisconsin
via mobile
Quaint old bridge

This is an old bridge built in 1911. There really isn't a place to pull over and take a photo or... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
tosk
,
Sausalito
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Sr 211, Ferndale, CA
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"has stood the test of time"
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"eel river"
in 9 reviews
"flooded"
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"concrete"
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The bridge must have been built well and constantly maintained to be in that good of condition. It is a very picturesque bridge. There is information about it at Ferndale.

Thank 436Terry68
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This is an old bridge built in 1911. There really isn't a place to pull over and take a photo or get a closer look. It's mainly used to get to Ferndale. It is a trip to drive over because it's so narrow. You can...More

Thank tosk
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This old Bridge has withheld everything that nature has thrown at it. It amazing when you go over it that it survived the great flood of 1964 in which the Eel river actually went over the bridge. You cross this bridge when going to the...More

1  Thank Dominquie
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I have been traveling over this bridge for 40+ years and never tire of the view of the river and the beautiful land to which it connects. And there is plenty of history connected to the bridge especially re the 1964 flood. The bridge is...More

Thank Pamwiltravel
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Quite impressive architecture. I was surprised that it was as old as it was. It was ahead of it's time. Certainly made for cars from another era.

Thank X4363SGdeniser
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Nothing special about this bridge. It's all cement and no room for error while driving across it as it is tight for two passing cars.

Thank Raoul L
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We didn't know what t expect going into this town but it was def worth visiting. The bridge is old and very unique because it's basically the only way in n out of the town!

Thank Leyla C
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

This bridge survived the historic 1964 flood when others did not. It is used daily by residents to cross the Eel River. Narrow two-laned span is 1,320 ft and has concrete sides.

1  Thank marycM1620WU
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

The instructions of the first reviewer are totally inadequate. As far as I can tell, there's no way to view the bridge from the "Fernbridge" side (ironically enough). Try it from the Ferndale side--I remember seeing a little road to the right of the road...More

Thank Jonathan B R
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Since I was a kid I have enjoyed crossing this bridge with the windows down, as it sounds like a train...chug chug chug chug woooooosh chug chug chug chug woooooosh...it's awesome!

Thank Cristina U
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