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Near Mariposa in Mariposa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge

First Place Award Winner

 
 
William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
1. William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription. In the 1972 Federal Highways Administration Contest as the outstanding example of a bridge, overpass, tunnel or other highway structure in the United States.
“This is the way a bridge should look.”

 
Location. 37° 26.873′ N, 119° 45.431′ W. Marker is near Mariposa, California, in Mariposa County. Marker is on California Highway 49 (State Highway 49). Click for map. This marker is located at a vista point on the west side of California Highway 49 just north of the Sell Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Mariposa CA 95338, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wassama Village (approx. 5.4 miles away); Wassama Roundhouse (approx. 5.7 miles away); Mt. Buckingham School (approx. 6.4 miles away); Wawona Hotel (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Art of Thomas Hill (approx. 8.3 miles away); Grub Gulch (approx. 8.6 miles away); Madera Sugar Pine Flume (approx. 8.7 miles away); Yosemite Stage Route (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
2. William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge Marker
View from the Vista Point image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
3. View from the Vista Point
William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
4. William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge
View from Kemble Road.
William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
5. William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge
View from Kemble Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 715 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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