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Sharpsville Covered Bridge

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Sharpsville Covered Bridge

BH Photo #165961

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Chaplin River on Old Sharpsville Road.
Location
Sharpsville, Washington County, Kentucky
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1862; Collapsed 1973.
Builder
- Stephen Stone
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.85302, -85.06955   (decimal degrees)
37°51'11" N, 85°04'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/669834/4191263 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cardwell
Inventory number
BH 45325 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2021: New photos from Garrett DiDomizio
  • January 19, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • May 20, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Garrett DiDomizio - garrettdidomizio [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sharpsville Covered Bridge
Posted August 17, 2013, by Wayne Kizziar (wayne1701 [at] cableone [dot] net)

Wow, that is a dramatic collapse photo! Very nice archival shot, sad though.

Sharpsville Covered Bridge
Posted August 17, 2013, by Anonymous

Collapsed June 21, 1973

B/W Photograph from The Springfield Sun, Springfield, Ky. Laughlin Collection. All Rights Reserved.

Color: Dr, Fred Coy Photograph. Laughlin Collection. All Rights Reserved.

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