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Plank Roads
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The original idea for wooden Plank Roads came from Russia to Canada in the 1830’s and became, for a short time, a popular method of road construction spreading, in the 1840’s, to the US. Some disappeared, others are now just trails, many became paved roads but in many cases the name stuck and you can still find signs to indicate that the road was once a "Plank Road"
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SWSW43 km

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Plank RoadsCaven Bridge.

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This bridge is near the Ozark Wildlife Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member S10

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/5/2008

last visited: never

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SWSW56.3 km

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Plank Roads105th. St. plank bridge

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This bridge crosses Rat Run Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member S10

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

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SWSW102.5 km

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Plank Roads100 year old planked Sutliff Bridge

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this 827 ft bridge is all planks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/27/2006

last visited: 2/7/2010

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SS111.8 km

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Plank RoadsPine Mill Bridge.

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This bridge crosses Pine Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member S10

location: Iowa

date approved: 9/16/2008

last visited: 6/10/2013

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SS144.2 km

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Plank RoadsBridge Closed.

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I wouldn't want to drive across this bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member S10

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/13/2008

last visited: never

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