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Colville Covered Bridge 17-09-03 #2

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

Enlarge

BH Photo #126189

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Hinkston Creek on Colville Road in Ruddel's Mills
Location
Ruddel's Mills, Bourbon County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Restored by Louis Bower in 1913. Raised to present height by his son in 1937. Replaced completely in 2000 after flood damage.
Builder
- Jacob Bower
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 128.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 1974
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.32435, -84.20308   (decimal degrees)
38°19'28" N, 84°12'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/744499/4245505 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Millersburg
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000850 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 37649 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2016: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 11, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • March 19, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey
  • October 24, 2008: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 16, 2008: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net