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Red Bridge 25-36-01x

Photos 

Postcard

BH Photo #105307

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Bourbeuse River somewhere near Union
Location
Franklin County, Missouri
Status
Destroyed by severe weather
History
Built 1852; destroyed by a tornado in 1920
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.44471, -90.99429   (decimal degrees)
38°26'41" N, 90°59'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/675035/4257063 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
WGCB 25-36-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 21506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2019: New photo from Rusty Weisman
  • June 3, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Destroyed by tornado"
  • November 21, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • "Missouri's Covered Bridges" - Article by Dorothy Caldwell in the Jan. 1967 issue of Missouri Historical Review (Vol. LXI, No. 2)
  • Rusty Weisman

Comments 

Red Bridge
Posted January 21, 2014, by Mo Rail Fan (morailfan11 [at] charter [dot] net)

Says on this postcard the bridge was built 1867.