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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Bridges of Madison County

On Sunday, we set out to see the Bridges of Madison County. We saw three, but were only able to get pictures of two. (see previous post). The bridges were usually named after the residents that lived closest.

The Holliwell was built in 1880, and is the longest at 122'. It's still on its original site. It's featured in one of my favorite movies, "The Bridges of Madison County".
Ken walking down the bridge, gives you an idea of its length.
Chad and Jenny at the river bed below the bridge.
The Imes is the oldest of the 6 remaining bridges. It was built in 1870 and is 81' long. It was moved to its present location over a natural ravine.

I hope to get back to see a couple more, but if not, these two were fascinating!