This is the Northern Entrance to the bridge. Unfortunately as you can see, it has been out of commission for some time!
Photo taken by Bob Fish
BH Photo #120665
This bridge has been moved and saved. Grayson County has reinstalled the bridge at a new park they are building in Leitchfield, KY. It is going to be used for pedestrian access from downtown to other park facilities.
86 17 27.42W
37 28 39.48N
May have been relocated there in 35'.....but yes definitely older than that!
This bridge is definitely older than 1935--given the light construction and the use of pinned connections, probably 1900-1905 would be a more likely build date. Bob, don't feel too sad about the old bridge--it's still there, and that's more than we can say for most historic bridges that get replaced! ;>) Now, hopefully, it will be rehabbed for pedestrians sometime in the near future...
This is a powerpoint presentation of photographs of the Caney Creek Bridge completed for a Materials Civil Engineering course at Western Kentucky University.
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