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Lidy Walker Covered Bridge 01-22-12

Photo 

Lidy Walker Covered Bridge 01-22-12

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #541208

Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over lake outlet on private road
Location
Blount County, Alabama
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built in 1926 as Big Branch Covered Bridge in Blountsville, moved here in 1958, collapsed in 2001
Design
Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Also called
Liddy's Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.18018, -86.74365   (decimal degrees)
34°10'49" N, 86°44'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/523623/3782163 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 100664 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alabama (1,032)
Blount County, Alabama (32)
Built 1926 (816)
Built during 1920s (10,351)
Covered (2,871)
Lattice through truss (741)
Lattice truss (777)
Lost (30,492)
Lost 2001 (471)
Lost during 2000s (4,448)
Owned privately (1,989)
Through truss (18,169)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,739)
Town lattice truss (413)
Truss (37,194)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs