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Where Have All the Bridges Gone

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Hidden : 12/4/2004
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

A three stage hunt. In the starting leg you will have to go under the bridge to find the hint; The others are easy. Look for a black box. Bring a calculater, you will need to do some math.

The first bridge was a covered bridge and was washed out in the 1964 flood. Our neighbor saw the bridge float by on Evans creek down by Rogue River High School.
The next was an old wooden bridge and it came down in 1974. Sad to say, some kids were waiting at a bus stop and saw a car starting to cross over when the bridge collapsed; better one car than a bus full of kids.
The last, Wimer covered bridge, was build in 1892, repaired in 1927, and collapsed on July 6, 2003.
A Little history about Wimer:
-1849 Gold Mining

Update: Cache has gone missing as of Nov 18, 2005 so for now I'm going to disable the cache with the coords to the last bridge 42*32.257 123*09.001 The collapsed one.
-1859 The first white man - W.P. Phillis
-186? Store
-1870 Log cabin school house
-1886 Post Office - It was gone in 1968
-1892 Covered Bridge
-1912 Grange Hall
-19?? Wimer City Hall - Story: A man made a bet that there was not a city hall in Wimer, the another man begged to differ, by next day He had painted "City Hall" on the roof of a building you see from the cache.

Enjoy the drive around the area.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur sevfg vf haqre n cvcr oruvaq fbzr ebpxf va n svyz pna. Gur frpbaq vf n obggyr, va n thneq envy.Gur svefg 2 jvyy tnir uvagf gb gur ynfg.

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 11/15/2017 3:58:04 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:58 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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