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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

11 Bridges to Wayne

After the Museum Neil asked if I had anything else to do in town, well I did not really got a few groceries and since we ate at the museum we were not hungry and so he suggested we go out to the saloon in Wayne.  I haven't been there for a couple years and we were always gonna ride there but that never happened so we did.  but I made him go through Rosedale so we could take the 11 bridges way.




I never got all the bridges but it crosses a creek going down to the Red Deer River and it is so curvy there needs to be 11 bridges in like 6 miles(I'm guessing) to get there.  There used to be a coal mine up there so they needed to get there easily.



All that is left is a hotel and the saloon.  I guess at one point there was a golf course on the top of the one hill but it is long grown over now.  Lots of history in the saloon on the walls, even a paper to tell all about it.  And I guess a ghost in the third floor of the hotel but I have never seen her :(




Then afterwards we headed home the long way through the windmills at Dalum and down the Dorothy bridge way.

6 comments:

Cindy D. said...

looks like fun!

Country Gal said...

Looks like a fun trip. Lovely photos I do like that saloon sounds like it has lots of interesting stories . Oh we have lots of big windmills like that here on our shores of lake Erie just up the road from us . I like bridges to . Thanks for sharing . Have a good day !

CDH said...

Pretty country! All the 11 bridges decked in wood? That's really cool.. Looks like a fun road trip. Would definetly have to stop at a place called last chance saloon. :)

Shirley said...

Impromptu trips are the best. Looks like a cool old saloon.

lisa said...

The saloon would of been great to see! Looks like you had a wonderful time.

fernvalley01 said...

looks like a great place to visit, one of these days I am gonna have to come down your way for a tour