Green River Star -

3 bridges across Green River


December 16, 2020

Courtesy of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum

The Dodge Bridge in 1939 looking west across the Green River on the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge.

After the publication of its article about the turn-of-the-century Wagon Bridge in Green River the Sweetwater County Historical Museum received a number of inquiries about other historical bridges across the Green in Sweetwater County.

One photograph from the County Museum's archives of a "sheep bridge" across the Green River, shown here, depicts what was clearly a "home-made" bridge used to trail sheep across waterway. The original photo is marked "Dailey's Sheep Bridge" and appears to date from circa 1910.

Along with other sources, museum staff consulted stockman Bill Taliaferro of Rock...

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