This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to April 2007. This is a rather unique concrete sign for the Shunpike, which is a county road in Dutchess County, New York (Dutchess CR 57 for those playing at home). The sign was along the eastbound lanes of US 44 east of Millbrook, and at last check, they are still there. Over time, some of the letters on the sign have fallen off, but you may be able to make out that Stanfordville is 7 miles away. I believe that the other town in question is Bangall.
The Bridgeport Covered Bridge is a historic crossing of the South Fork Yuba River located in Nevada County, California near Nevada City. The Bridgeport Covered Bridge opened as a tolled crossing during 1862 as part of the larger Henness Pass Road. The Bridgeport Covered Bridge closed to vehicle traffic during 1972 and was recently restored during 2021. The Bridgeport Covered Bridge is historically California's longest covered span is thought to likely be the longest such structure surviving in the world. Featured as the blog cover is the Bridgeport Covered Bridge during 1950 when it was an active part of Pleasant Valley Road. The history of the Bridgeport Covered Bridge The history of Bridgeport Covered Bridge was featured in the September 1950 California Highways & Public Works . Bridgeport Covered Bridge was constructed during 1862 over the South Fork Yuba River. The Bridgeport Covered Bridge served as part of the Virginia Turnpike Company maintained Henness Pass Roa