If you have ever spent time in Cottage Grove as either a resident or a visitor, chances are extraordinarily high that you have had the wonderful experience of crossing the Coast Fork of the Willamette River by the quirky, iconic, and much-loved Swinging Bridge.
This storied town treasure has been in the same general location for almost 120 years. Cottage Grove's first druggist, Polk Currin, built a trestle bridge at the turn of the century to give access from his residence on the west side of . . .