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It’s Only Going Up From Here: Climbing gym opens in Bowling Green

In August of 2016 the Vertical Excape Facebook page made a very cryptic post many months after announcing the plans for a Bowling Green location. It was an unremarkable photo of a warehouse. There was no caption, no context, just the structure. To most it didn’t mean anything, but to the underground climbing community of Bowling Green, it was huge. The two-tone, metal building attached to an existing fitness center would be home to Bowling Green’s first climbing gym.  

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The Secrets of Old Richardsville Road Bridge

Built in 1889 by the King Iron Company of Cleveland, Ohio, this bridge, running across the Barren River, on the outskirts of Bowling Green, KY is one of the last bridges of its kind. For those of you who might know a thing or two about architecture, this is a span bowstring, arch-truss bridge that spans 138.1 ft. The bridge was inducted into the National Register of Historic Places in November of 1980. Thanks to local entrepreneur David Garvin (recently deceased 1943-2014, may he rest is peace), the bridge was kept up with regular repairs, and is still in use daily by area natives.

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