Throwback Thursday: Log Lake Bridge


Log Lake bridge crossed the Yellow River near Holt. (photo courtesy of the Baker Block Museum)

Log Lake bridge over the Yellow River was built in 1927.  The simple trestle bridge was closed by Eglin Air Force Base authorities in the early 1960s after a government vehicle fell through the deck. The bridge continued to be used by local hunters to access the Eglin Reservation for years afterwards until it finally fell into the river.

Editor’s Note:  If you have a photo of an old Holt memory, send it to Holt Enterprise News for Throwback Thursday at Don’t forget to include what the photo is about.


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