Site No.21: Wooden Trestle Bridge in Hamilton

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As you approach Hamilton Township Park, you’ll be surprised by the unexpected appearance of a very rare wooden railroad trestle bridge.  When you drive down into the park and arrive at the river’s edge and look up… there it is, towering above you. Just like something out of an old Western movie. The bridge is still being used today, and there is nothing like watching a train rumble over it!

Old Trestle Bridge in Hamilton
Here is an old photo of the bridge shortly after it was constructed ca. 1900. 
It really hasn’t changed much since then. (Bottom photo taken by Ron Reeves)

Trestle Bridge in Hamilton

 

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