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White Oak Creek Bridge

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White Oak Creek Bridge 1973

Tommy Thornhill photo

BH Photo #478814

Map 

Description 

Foundation and I-Beam supports remain.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Long through truss bridge over White Oak Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Location
Meriwether County, Georgia
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built ca. 1880; Destroyed by fire in 1985.
Design
Long through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Also called
Alvaton Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.14955, -84.54986   (decimal degrees)
33°08'58" N, 84°32'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/728523/3670539 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,667)
Built during 1880s (2,017)
Destroyed by fire (200)
Georgia (637)
Long truss (34)
Lost (25,259)
Lost 1985 (143)
Lost during 1980s (1,416)
Meriwether County, Georgia (10)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,464)
Through truss (15,278)
Truss (33,130)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2020: New photos from Tony Dillon
  • May 23, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

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White Oak Creek Bridge
Posted August 13, 2020, by Tommy Thornhill (griffintower [at] comsouth [dot] net)

1973 photos of White Oak Creek Bridge near Alvaton - Meriwether County, Ga.

Tommy Thornhill Photo