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This tiny bridge sits on a tiny, narrow dirt road with nearly no houses on it. It is hard to imagine that as late at the 1960s this bridge and road was part of King's Highway 6! Back then, the highway may have been dirt all the way up to Tobermory, at the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula.
The bridge is a good example of what makes old bridges so interesting. This bridge is so small that if a new crossing were needed here, it is likely a simple culvert would be put in. Back when this bridge was built however, even a small crossing like this was given aesthetic details, in the form of attractive railings. Inset rectangles, and interestingly shaped columns on the railings create this aesthetic feel to the bridge. The bridge is also in a very attractive setting that has the "up north" feeling to it. The bridge adds to the character of the entire scene.
Sadly, the railings that make this tiny bridge interesting are falling apart. Only a reconstruction of the missing columns and repairs made to the remaining sections could bring this bridge back to its original appearance.
As this is the only noted historic bridge in the North Bruce Peninsula, this bridge has a great deal of local significance.
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