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Walcott Covered Bridge 17-12-01#2

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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BH Photo #125997

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Timber Through truss bridge over Locust Creek in Wellsburg
Location
Wellsburg, Bracken County, Kentucky
Status
Open to pedestrians in small park. The current bridge is all new lumber.
History
Abutments exist in ruin. A hand hewn floor joist from the 1824 bridge was used in the construction of this bridge. It was bypassed and abandoned when KY1159 was relocated in 1954 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
Design
The bridge is a combination Queenpost/Multiple Kingpost design.
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
The White Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.73300, -84.09822   (decimal degrees)
38°43'59" N, 84°05'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/752235/4291146 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brooksville
Inventory numbers
WGCB 17-12-01#2 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 37626 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • September 12, 2009: Updated by Brian McKee: Added photos, World Guide Number, GPS and other information
  • October 24, 2008: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 17, 2008: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 15, 2008: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Walcott Covered Bridge 17-12-01
Posted September 24, 2009, by Ruth Plencner (SundanceRuth [at] comcast [dot] net)

I like how you always put the little red stuffed toys by the covered bridges. That is so cute. Ruth