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Traditional Geocache

The Bridge

A cache by Carl2325
Hidden : 9/7/2010
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


You are looking for a micro cache located on an old bridge. Please note - you can access the cache from the bridge itself, you do not need to go below or down onto the railroad tracks.

The bridge was built around 1910 as a way for vehicles traveling the Lincoln Highway to safely cross the railroad. The brick road leading to the bridge is a part of the original highway. The bridge remained in service until the 1980s, but is now used only for foot traffic.

While you are in the area, be sure to check out the Lincoln Highway exhibit adjacent to the old road. It is interesting to note how little the downtown Mount Vernon area has changed in the last 80 years.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur pnpur vf n fgnaqneq Tebhaqfcrnx-vffhrq oynpx zntargvp pbagnvare. Lbh pbhyq cebonoyl pnyy vg n anab. Ol cher pbvapvqrapr, gur pbybe bs gur pbagnvare zngpurf gur pbybe bs gur oevqtr, fb guvf bar pna or cerggl qvssvphyg. Ab zber pyhrf...

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 6/28/2014 9:33:33 AM Pacific Daylight Time (4:33 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum