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Brockway Ford Bridge: The Last of Its Kind


By Jon Axline, MDT Historian; Reprinted with MDT Permission

Montana is the Last Best Place, and it’s also a place of lasts and one-of-a-kinds. For bridges this seems particualarly true. The Dearborn River High Bridge is the only on of its kind remaining in the United States. The Pugsley Bridge, the subject of a future Newsline article, is the only cable stay bridge of that design in Montana, and quite possibly the world. Wooden truss bridges were once a common sight in Montana. But now, perhaps only one remains - the Brockway Ford Bridge in Musselshell County.

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