High Steel Bridge

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The High Steel Bridge near Shelton, Washington, was constructed in 1929 to replace an older wooden trestle bridge. Standing at a height of approximately 420 feet, it's known for its unique combination of steel and concrete construction. Originally built to facilitate logging operations, the bridge has become a symbol of the region's logging heritage. It offers stunning views of the Skokomish Valley and the river below, attracting tourists and photographers. Over the years, it's undergone maintenance and preservation efforts to ensure its historical significance and structural integrity. Today, the High Steel Bridge remains an important transportation route and a popular scenic attraction in the area. (Submitted by Sheldon Heart)