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Molus Bridge

Photos 

Molus Bridge

The Courier-Journal: March 5 1975

BH Photo #443402

Map 

Description 

There have been four bridges at this location. First, a swinging footbridge. Second, an iron & wood bridge of unknown type that washed out in 1963. Third, this temporary wooden span that washed out in 1977. Fourth, the current concrete bridge built in 1980.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Cumberland River
Location
Molus, Harlan County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1963 as a temporary bridge, washed out in 1977, replaced permanently in 1980
Dimensions
Total length: 290.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.81361, -83.49250   (decimal degrees)
36°48'49" N, 83°29'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/277667/4077094 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84417 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com