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Santa Fe Covered Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over South Fork Elk River near Santa Fe
Location
Monroe County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1859 by Joseph C. Elliott; destroyed by flooding on June 19, 1926; later replaced by a truss bridge
Builder
- Joseph C. Elliott of Payson, Illinois
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Land survey
T. 53 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 20
Inventory number
BH 22129 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Burr arch-truss (444)
Covered (1,979)
Destroyed by flood (613)
HAER documented (1,122)
Joseph C. Elliott (6)
Lost (28,529)
Lost 1926 (70)
Lost during 1920s (642)
Missouri (6,563)
Monroe County, Missouri (85)
Through truss (16,816)
Truss (35,500)

Sources 

  • "Missouri's Covered Bridges" - Article by Dorothy Caldwell in the Jan. 1967 issue of Missouri Historical Review (Vol. LXI, No. 2)
  • HAER MO-68 - (Describes the replacement truss bridge)