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Bridge Date Stones and Plaques
Managed By: Icon Here Bridge Daters
Description:
This category seeks bridge date stones, or original embedded plaques, which permanently record the construction or dedication date of a bridge.
Expanded Description:

Sometimes when stone/concrete bridges were built, especially those of the early 20th century, date markers were embedded or installed in the bridge for posterity, not only listing the construction or dedication date but those responsible for the building of the bridge.

Many of those markers are of stone and are eroded and worn with time. Still others have suffered at the hands of the vandal or savage. Others have simply vanished. This category seeks to electronically preserve these unique date markers.

Instructions for Posting a Bridge Date Stones and Plaques Waymark:

Acceptable waymarks for this category would include:

1. Stones: Permanently embedded date stones built into the bridge. (An exception might be an original bronze marker, imbedded into the bridge.

2. Originality: The bridge date stone has to be original, thus the historical nature of the category. It also has to be the year the bridge was built. If it is not the year the bridge was built, your submission will be denied unless you have a very good argument. We are not looking for signs of history or historical markers added later with a date or new or old metal signs bearing dates.

3. Marker Text: The text of the marker must be included in the long description.

4. Two large photos: A framed "art shot" of the date stone or tablet must be the default photo. A second photo of the bridge itself must also be included. Failure to do so will result in the waymark being denied.

5. History: Please include as much information as you can find out about the bridge.

6. Naming Convention:
Bridge Name - Date - City/State or Country
Please adhere to the capitalization of proper nouns, not all capitals for every word. Use dashes not commas. Here is an example:

Hollingshead Folly Bridge - 1856 - Moorestown, NJ

There are no exceptions or innovations to the naming convention.

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7. Location: Please write a sentence or more if necessary to explain exactly where on the bridge the date is located. Some of these are hard to locate. Direction is appreciated.

** Failure to comply with the naming convention will result in your waymark being unceremoniously denied. **

Exclusions:

Freestanding monuments away from the bridge itself are not to be included in this category. The date stone or plaque should be worked into the fabric of the bridge. Displaced date stones are not accepted here. Metal markers with lettering stuck on as an afterthought are not for this category.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Please provide an original picture of the location and some original words regarding your visit.
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Variables:
  • Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.
  • Date stone, plaque location.
  • Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.
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Image for Brücke der Budapester Straße über den Florentiusgraben - 1906 - Bonn, Germanyview gallery
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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesBrücke der Budapester Straße über den Florentiusgraben - 1906 - Bonn, Germany

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DE: Brücke von 1906 über den Florentiusgraben. EN: Bridge built in 1906 crossing the Florentiusgraben.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: 4/30/2017

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesHerdbrücke - 1949 - Ulm, BY, Germany

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Bridge date plaque of Herdbrücke in Ulm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Biglailo

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesBrücke K96 - 1997 - Mülheim-Kärlich, RP, Germany

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Brücke an der K96 bei Mülheim-Kärlich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesKaslo Trailblazers Bridge - 2007 - Kaslo, British Columbia

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Not a half mile west out of Kaslo, just south of Highway 31, is this covered pedestrian bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesLe pont d'Asfeld - Briançon, Paca, France

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Le pont d'Asfeld est un ouvrage de communication permettant de relier Briançon au fort des Têtes dans le département des Hautes-Alpes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

Image for Wardle Canal Bridge - 1829 - Middlewich, UKview gallery
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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesWardle Canal Bridge - 1829 - Middlewich, UK

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This single arch brick built bridge carries the towpath of the Trent and Mersey Canal and Booths Lane over the end of the Wardle Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesEiserner Steg - 1868-1869 - Frankfurt am Main - Hessen / Germay

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Iron footbridge leading over the river Main in the city of Frankfurt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesWashington Street Bridge - 1901 - Waco, TX

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The 1901 Pennsylvania truss bridge still carries vehicles over the Brazos River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

Image for Ninth Bridge - 1932 - Grand Street, Paris, Ontarioview gallery
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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesNinth Bridge - 1932 - Grand Street, Paris, Ontario

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A bridge over the Grand River leading into downtown Paris, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesLawrence Parkway Bridge - 1921 - Lawrence Park, PA

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A railroad bridge over Lawrence Parkway/Water Street in Lawrence Park, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/12/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesBernie Banton Bridge/Parramatta River - 1971 - NSW, Australia

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This two-lane bridge and road runs parallel to the major arterial road for Parramatta in Sydney's west, and was built in 1971 over part of the Parramatta River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesFort River Bridge - 1965 - Amherst MA

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Built in 1965 to replace a lenticular bridge built in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesDonner Summit Bridge - 1925-26 - Donner Pass, CA

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A bridge dedication plaque with date.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: 10/9/2016

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesAldrich Street Bridge - 2005 - Granby MA

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Reconstructed bridge over the Bachelor Book on Aldrich Street in Granby.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesMarket Square Bridge - 1883 - Alyth, Perth & Kinross.

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Iron plaque on the beam of a bridge in the centre of the town of Alyth in Perthshire, Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2017

last visited: never

Image for Green-Towne Bridge - 1939 - Wilbraham, MAview gallery
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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesGreen-Towne Bridge - 1939 - Wilbraham, MA

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Crosses the Chicopee River joining Cottage Ave (Wilbraham) and Chapin St (Ludlow) in Wilbraham MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/14/2017

last visited: never

Image for Bliss St Bridge - 1926 - Monson MAview gallery
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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesBliss St Bridge - 1926 - Monson MA

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The date marking is embedded into the concrete buttress at its entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/14/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesMoores Swing Bridge - 1895 - Thorne, UK

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This swing bridge carries Moor Road across the Stainforth and Keadby Canal and was erected in 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/27/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesCranbrook Underpass - 1956 - Cranbrook, BC

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At the north end of Cranbrook id an interchange for Highway 3/95 and Highway 95A, this underpass being part of it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/26/2017

last visited: never

Image for Nahatan Street Bridge - 1935 - Norwood, MAview gallery
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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesNahatan Street Bridge - 1935 - Norwood, MA

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This bridge which currently carries the MBTA Franklin Commuter Line over Nahatan Street is just east of the center of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/26/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesLøkke bro - 1829 - Sandvika, Norway

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Built 1829, renovated 1977

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Akershus, Norway

date approved: 5/24/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesClinton Street Underpass - 1936 - Binghamton, NY

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The plaque says 1936 but other information suggests it was 1937. It was WPA project N.Y. 1322.R.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/24/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesDepot St Bridge - 1994 - Uxbridge MA

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Rebuilt in 1994 just after the Bernat Mill

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/24/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesCamden Haven River - 1969 - Kendall, NSW, Australia

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This pre-stressed concrete girder bridge just east of Kendall was built in 1969, by the then Department of Main Roads (NSW) [DMR].

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/24/2017

last visited: never

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Bridge Date Stones and PlaquesBrücke Budapester Straße - 1906 - Bonn, NRW, Germany

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Bridge from 1906 on the Budapest street, which leads over the Florentiusgraben.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/12/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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