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Imes (King) Covered Bridge

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1870, J. P. Clark, builder. Proceed south 1 mile from Winterset on county road P71 to county road G50 east on G50 6 miles to town of Saint Charles north on R35 for 1.3 miles to bridge.

In this bridge with a gable roof, its builder, J. P. Clark, again employed the Towne lattice truss together with queen posts. The bridge has been moved twice from its original location at Wilkins Ford on the Middle River. In 1887 it was transported to the Imes Crossing of Clanton Creek; in 1977 it was moved to its present location on the eastern edge of Saint Charles.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Imes (King) Covered Bridge", [St Charles, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE451.3.

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