Lincoln Highway: Skunk River Bridge

Image from 1911 Postcard

This Skunk River bridge was built on east Lincoln Way after the channel was changed in 1915.(Iowa Dept. of Transportation)

This photo shows the wooden detour bridge built over the Skunk River after the flood of 1918 destroyed the Lincoln Way bridge. (Farwell T. Brown Photographic Archive)

Skunk River Steel Bridge

 Skunk River Steel Truss Bridge

Following two decades of use, the new Skunk River bridge was relocated from its Lincoln Highway location to the 40 and 8 Cabin crossing of the Skunk River (appoximately 1949).