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Union Covered Bridge 25-69-02

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Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #106513

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Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Elk Fork Salt River, just off Route C southwest of Paris
Location
Monroe County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1870-71 by Joseph C. Elliott; closed to traffic in 1970; rehabilitated 1987-88
Builder
- Joseph C. Elliott of Payson, Illinois
Design
Covered double Burr arch truss
Dimensions
Span length: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 15, 1970
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43283, -92.10247   (decimal degrees)
39°25'58" N, 92°06'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/577243/4365194 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paris West
Inventory numbers
WGCB 25-69-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 70000342 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 22133 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2013: New photos from Diane Martin
  • January 11, 2007: Posted all new photos

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Comments 

Union Covered Bridge
Posted August 6, 2009, by snoop (snoopdorkydork71 [at] gmail [dot] com)

found these two pics in ozarks watch magazine. they are undated.

Union Covered Bridge
Posted July 27, 2008, by charles havens (bbigcnote [at] hotmail [dot] com)

this bridge has been damaged by the july 26th 2008 floods but was saved by local residents by removing siding so the water could flow through it.

Union Covered Bridge
Posted November 1, 2007, by Sherry (greeneyesdean [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This is a great spot for family picnics and Sunday fishing. We took our kids several times over the years.