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Bridge to Nowhere

Located in: London
Location #10696
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Location Owner:Talker
Creation Date: 7/6/2014
Last Updated: 11/16/2018



Description
I was driving around looking for abandoned houses, and I came across a property with an overgrown driveway and a 'For Sale' sign and figured it was worth a look. As I walked down the driveway, the grass got thicker and taller--the remnants of the driveway becoming less and less visible with each passing step. I encountered a pile of rubble that appeared to be leftovers from a demolished house several years ago. Still, I kept searching, until I came across a beautifully decrepit bridge over Dingman Creek, and on the other side, an antique piece of machinery that I believe was a bulldozer.

The bridge is in rough shape, but stick to the metal and avoid the wood and you should be fine, as long as you have decent balance. (Not for those who UrbEx while intoxicated...)

It definitely wasn't what I was hoping for, but still a nice mini-hike. Check yourself for dog ticks upon departure--I had about nine on me.


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Status: Abandoned
Category: Bridge/Locks



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    November 2018
    Bridge to Nowhere
    Created on:11/16/2018
    Created by: DDR12
    13 photos
    bridge to nowhere
    Bridge to Nowhere
    Created on:10/18/2014
    Created by: notresspassing
    7 photos
    Bridge to Nowhere
    Bridge to Nowhere
    Created on:7/6/2014
    Created by: Talker
    15 photos


    DDR12 says:
    11/16/2018 8:37:52 PM

    The city owns this property now, they bought it in 2017. No idea what, if anything, they plan on doing with it.

    Northof49 says:
    7/13/2014 11:21:29 PM

    Nice. Thanks for the pictures.

    mobileworks says:
    7/7/2014 1:14:38 PM

    Good eye, and a good end to a bulldozer.

    RogerM says:
    7/7/2014 12:08:32 PM

    Great find. Looks like a vintage Bailey Bridge.

    Talker says:
    7/7/2014 10:04:11 AM

    Nor I! Would have loved to have seen the house when it was there.

    Dave Summer says:
    7/7/2014 10:00:52 AM

    Interesting. I had no idea this was there.

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