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“A much longer bridge than I was expecting”
Review of Pony Bridge

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

It was a much longer bridge than I was expecting. I wish they had a spot to park to take a photo. Had to take them while driving over it. Glad I was the passenger.

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The steady sweep of the hill near Bridgeport makes the approach to the Pony Bridge from the east all the more impressive. Certain bridges are R66 icons, and this one has to be at the highest level. Stop, enjoy, experience - a masterpiece of highway engineering.

1  Thank Bob W
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Built in 1934, this bridge is on ODOT'S endangered list. It is 3900 feet long, nearly 3/4 of a mile, and has 38 trusses. A beautiful piece of Oklahoma and Route 66 history.

Thank Dean K
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

What a beautiful sight--the Pony Bridge between El Reno and Hydro! Preservation Oklahoma says "In western Oklahoma, the section of Route 66 from Bridgeport to Hydro is considered distinctive since it marks a change in geography by providing the first glimpse of the western plains. The section also contains the William H. Murray Bridge, also known as the Pony Bridge (due to the truss system it uses). Completed in 1934, the bridge is one of the most distinctive bridges of the road in Oklahoma due to its massive length." Well worth seeing!

1  Thank BevM_Kansas
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This bridge has withstood the test of time and the swirling and sometimes raging waters of the South Canadian River over which it carries its passengers along U.S. Route 66(yes, that one!).

As a child, I counted the "ponies" every time my dad's vehicle took us across this bridge, both east bound and west bound even though there were no additions or subtractions of the arc shaped structures that make the bridge unique...

Travel it yourself and see how many you count...

Oklahoma Route 66

1  Thank sweetland66
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