Nachitoch Bluff Crossing on Little Missouri River 6 miles North of Prescott. Bridge built during the 1890s. The Crossing is a historical one. The last steam boat on the River was grounded by low water and burned before 1900. There was a gun battle between cattle rustlers and officers of both Clark and Nevada Counties in the mid-1890s (The sheriff won the battle).
During the early 1900s through the 1950s, this was a favorite picnic spot and swimming hole.
The original U.S. Highway 67, "Broadway of America", used this bridge.
|Looking from Nevada County side of the Little Missouri River facing Northwest.
||Bridge from bank level looking West from Clark County.
||Underneath of bridge looking from Clark County.
||Looking from Clark County across bridge toward Nevada County.
||February 1996 after bridge was closed.
Built through local contributions raised at a community barbeque around 1900, the bridge made it easier to transport cotton to markets.
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Title: "Iron Bridge"
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Retrieval Date: June 25, 2016