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Millport Covered Bridge 25-52-01x

Photos 

Overview

These family photos were submitted by Rita Farris

BH Photo #105804

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Middle Fork Fabius River at Millport
Location
Knox County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1872 by William Hudson; collapsed ca. 1954 and replaced by a pony truss bridge
Design
Howe through truss covered bridge
Dimensions
Span length: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.27056, -92.09167   (decimal degrees)
40°16'14" N, 92°05'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/577228/4458182 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rutledge
Land survey
T. 63 N., R. 11 W., Sec. 14
Elevation
660 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
WGCB 25-52-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 21801 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2018: New photo from Rusty Weisman
  • November 28, 2005: Posted family photos from Rita Farris

Sources 

  • Rita Farris - rkpalomo [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • "Missouri's Covered Bridges" - Article by Dorothy Caldwell in the Jan. 1967 issue of Missouri Historical Review (Vol. LXI, No. 2)
  • Rusty Weisman

Comments 

Millport Covered Bridge 25-52-01x
Posted January 22, 2015, by Margaret (Lowe) Mathena (mmathena [at] frontiernet [dot] net)

I grew up and in the area of Millport and my mother's side of the family came from Bridge Creek, the Kintner's, McCoy's, McMillen's, Lingenfelter's and also the Cunningham's.

Millport Covered Bridge
Posted February 12, 2007, by brett lowe (brettlowe48 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

My grandpa Kenneth Lowe had these same exact pictures in his house.I found them after he passed on.I find this kind of stuff pretty cool because my family came from rutledge,Missouri.