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Tabo Covered Bridge 25-54-01x

Photo 

Postcard

BH Photo #105857

Map 

Description 

The 1887 Lexington 125,000 map shows the road between Lexington and Dover crossing Tabo Creek in this approximate location.

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Tabo Creek on the Santa Fe Trail (now US 24), west of Dover
Location
Lafayette County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Washed away in 1928
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19032, -93.73696   (decimal degrees)
39°11'25" N, 93°44'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/436356/4338155 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dover
Inventory numbers
WGCB 25-54-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 21846 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Covered (1,406)
Howe through truss (378)
Howe truss (469)
Lafayette County, Missouri (40)
Lost (20,248)
Lost 1928 (31)
Lost during 1920s (337)
Missouri (6,055)
Through truss (13,348)
Truss (30,168)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Mapped probable location
  • April 10, 2006: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • "Covered Bridges: Sturdy Relics of Missouri" - Article by Haden Smith in the Jan. 1980 issue of Missouri Historical Review (Vol. LXXIV, No. 2)
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com