Covered Rail Bridge at Clark's Trading Post

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Comments (4)

© Douglas MacGregor on August 5, 2010

I never quite got it - why do they go to the trouble of covering the brigdes?

Adam Elmquist on December 1, 2012

Check this article from Wikipedia, I also have heard from other sources, back in the day when horses were our transportation, a horse could get spooked being up so high over a water way, on a uncovered bridge..

© Douglas MacGregor on December 2, 2012

Thanks, Your link explains a lot.

Adam Elmquist on December 2, 2012

No problem...

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