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Clarkson Covered Bridge 01-22-01

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Overview

Photo taken by James McCray in April 2008

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Facts 

Overview
Lattice through truss bridge over Crooked Creek on Central Rd. (CR 1043) at the Clarkson Covered Bridge Park
Location
Cullman County, Alabama
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1904 by James Legg. Destroyed by a flood in 1921 and rebuilt in 1922. Rehabilitated in 1975. Posted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Builder
- James Wordlaw Legg
Design
Town Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 270.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 25, 1974
Also called
Legg Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.20752, -86.99093   (decimal degrees)
34°12'27" N, 86°59'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/500835/3785166 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Point
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000408 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 36463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 13, 2013: New photos from Zachary S
  • October 27, 2012: New photos from James McCray
  • August 24, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate
  • July 5, 2010: New Street View added by James McCray
  • July 10, 2008: Updated by James McCray
  • April 17, 2008: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Zachary S
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Clarkson Covered Bridge
Posted June 6, 2013, by Zachary S

I have literally dozens, if not hundreds, of digital photos of this bridge, the quintessential 'covered bridge' we as a family used to visit every year or so. I'll find the best and post them here.