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Scotia Crossing Hog Trough Bridge

Photo 

Historic photo

Photo taken by Harry O'Toole

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BH Photo #125119

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost wooden "hog trough" bridge over Huzzah Creek on Cave Road at the end of Route E at Scotia
Location
Crawford County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced prior to 1972 by a concrete slab bridge
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.02915, -91.21358   (decimal degrees)
38°01'45" N, 91°12'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/656786/4210555 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Onondaga Cave
Land survey
T. 38 N., R. 3 W., Sec. 11
Inventory number
BH 37349 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,342)
Crawford County, Missouri (23)
Hog trough (3)
Lost (20,108)
Low Water Crossing (65)
Missouri (6,050)
No guardrails (60)
Replaced by new bridge (13,299)
Timber stringer (3,488)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2018: Updated by Kenny Fairhurst: Added to "No guardrails".
  • September 25, 2008: New photo from Harry O'Toole
  • August 30, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Kenny Fairhurst

Comments 

Scotia Crossing Hog Trough Bridge
Posted June 21, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The current bridge replaced the low water crossing that replaced this bridge.

Scotia Crossing Hog Trough Bridge
Posted September 1, 2010, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Can you imagine trying to explain to the AAA operator how your car wound up in the creek? "Well, I was crossing this hog trough when my cell phone rang and the steering wheel slipped..."