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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.”

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical year for this entry is 1972.
 
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). This marker is located at a vista point on the west side of California Highway 49 just north of the Sell Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mariposa CA 95338, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ahwahnee Tavern (approx. 4.9 miles away); Wassama Village (approx. 5.4 miles away); Wassama Roundhouse (approx. 5.7 miles away); Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mt. Buckingham School (approx. 6.4 miles away); Gertrude School (approx. 6.8 miles
William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
2. William Sell Jr. Memorial Bridge Marker
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away); Shay's Blacksmith Shop & Canary Cottage (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bissett Station (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 2, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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