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Nectar Covered Bridge 01-05-04x

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in January 2011

BH Photo #210510

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Locust Fork River on Covered Bridge Road
Location
Nectar, Blount County, Alabama
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1932; Destroyed by arson 1993
Builder
- Zelmer & Forrest Tidwell
Design
Covered Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.1 ft.
Total length: 367.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.95638, -86.62635   (decimal degrees)
33°57'23" N, 86°37'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/534523/3757382 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nectar
Inventory numbers
WGCB 01-05-04x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 49415 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builders
  • August 24, 2011: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

Comments 

Nectar Covered Bridge
Posted August 24, 2011, by Ben Tate

I've posted a bunch of links to photos of the bridge before it was burned down and one photo of the bridge where the ruins are still smoking. Maybe this will hold us over until Tony Dillon finds those pictures he took long ago.