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Local bridges 16 Sep 2012 22:59 #549154

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Took a ride around the neighborhood and visited some bridges.
I got the idea from a thread over in chit chat but I know a lot of you guys don't go there so here they are, more later.








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The Red Covered Bridge is a wooden covered bridge that runs over Big Bureau Creek, north of Princeton, Illinois. It was originally built in 1863, at a cost of $3,148.57. The 149-foot (45 m) span is one of five remaining covered bridges in Illinois, and it is still open to traffic. It was once part of the Peoria-Galena Trail.

The bridge was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on April 23, 1975.[1]





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Local bridges 16 Sep 2012 23:20 #549161

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classic bridge
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Nice Bluej58, that has always been the type of riding I enjoyed. Visiting small historic towns for lunch or land marks. Funny thing about the covered bridges. KZ_Rage had mentioned about photo ops on their hand offs. I turned the Google photos on in their hand off area(which I like to do for these hand offs to get a sense of what the members are experincing) and saw some covered bridges. Didn't know they were common in the Midwest.
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very cool we shot some photos near near Indy of a covered bridge when we went to Les's
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I forgot about these at Starved Rock B)




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Thanks Ram,the Mrs. obviously gets all the credit, we were hoping for more bikes , usually they come through there in hoards .

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that looks like some good twisties....
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Oh yeah, real nice through there, you really have to take it easy though, make a mistake and it could be a bad one, into a rail or off a cliff :woohoo:

I would like to do a youtube vid of the park some day.
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my z1 is in pieces... but i dig these bridge pics. my klr finds some outta the way bridges...

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burdette park bridge Evansville,IN

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Turkey Run bridge (turkey Run IN)
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