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Holliwell Covered Bridge
N 41° 19.367 W 093° 57.563
15T E 419709 N 4575033
Quick Description: The Holliwell Covered Bridge remains in its original site over the Middle River southeast of Winterset.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 7/2/2010 11:19:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM95P6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member CoveredBridgeGuy
Views: 9

Long Description:
From the Madison County website:

Built in 1880 by Benton Jones, it is the longest covered bridge, measuring 122 feet. It remains in its original site over the Middle River southeast of Winterset. Holliwell was renovated in 1995 at a cost of $225,000. It is featured in The Bridges of Madison County movie.

From the Ohio Barns website:

Number: 15-61-05
Length: 122'
Built: 1880
Truss: Town lattice with arch
Note: One of bridges in the book and movie "Bridges Of Madison County".
Location: Southeast of Winterset on Scott Twp. Road. Crosses Middle River, Madison Co., IA.
Latitude: N 41 19.37
Longitude: W 93 57.57
Current Condition of Bridge: Excellent!

Web Address: [Web Link]

Description of Covered Bridge:
Holliwell Covered Bridge - 1880
Designed and built by Benton Jones.
Length: 122 feet
Covered timber superstructure, towne lattice truss with arch, fastened with round wooden pins and iron bolts.
Southeast of Winterset on Scott Twp. Road. Crosses Middle River, Madison Co., IA


Year Built: 1880

Parking (If not at the bridge):: Yes - at the end of the bridge

Location (Road - City - State - Country): Scott Twp. Road. (SE) - Winterset - Iowa - USA

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