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Allenville Covered Bridge 25-16-02x

Photo 

Overview

This photo, from the Historic American Buildings Survey, shows the covered bridge from the side

Photo taken in 1939 by Alexander Piaget and Charles van Ravenswaay

BH Photo #104360

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Old Channel Whitewater River near Allenville
Location
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Destroyed by a severe thunderstorm
History
Built soon after the Civil War to replace an earlier structure. Destroyed by a severe thunderstorm during the morning of Nov. 2, 1945.
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.21994, -89.75956   (decimal degrees)
37°13'12" N, 89°45'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/255148/4122839 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitewater
Elevation
360 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
WGCB 25-16-02x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 21075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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Comments 

Allenville Covered Bridge
Posted May 13, 2006, by Roger Amos (mamos [at] cablerocket [dot] com)

The bridge in upper photo was taken at Birdfordvill. The lower photo was taken at Allenville.The Allenville bridge was built first it's twin sister at birdfordvill was shortley after.