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Mexico Road Covered Bridge 25-69-01x

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Mexico Covered Bridge, 1935

Mo Dept of Transportation

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BH Photo #285202

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost 100-ft covered bridge over Elk Fork Salt River southeast of Paris
Location
Paris, Monroe County, Missouri
Status
Washed away in 1967
History
Built 1858-1859
Builder
- Joseph C. Elliott of Payson, Illinois
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 141.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43000, -91.98367   (decimal degrees)
39°25'48" N, 91°59'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/587471/4364988 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paris East
Inventory numbers
WGCB 25-69-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 22110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2018: New photo from Rusty Weisman
  • June 11, 2014: New photos from Karen Daniels

Sources 

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