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Flat Creek Covered Bridge 25-80-01x

Photos 

Postcard

BH Photo #106737

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Flat Creek on Ingram Avenue near Sedalia
Location
Sedalia, Pettis County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists, but scale-model replica built in Sedalia's Centennial Park
History
Built 1880 by Nicholas Hall and M. L. Carter; destroyed by fire on May 29, 1966
Builder
- Nicholas Hall & M.L.Carter
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66399, -93.22214   (decimal degrees)
38°39'50" N, 93°13'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/480673/4279513 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sedalia East
Inventory numbers
WGCB 25-80-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 22288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2018: New photo from Rusty Weisman
  • April 25, 2015: New photo from Paul Hamby
  • June 11, 2014: New photos from Karen Daniels
  • February 27, 2010: New photo from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • "Missouri's Covered Bridges" - Article by Dorothy Caldwell in the Jan. 1967 issue of Missouri Historical Review (Vol. LXI, No. 2)
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Karen Daniels
  • Rusty Weisman

Comments 

Flat Creek Covered Bridge and Replica
Posted August 31, 2005, by Jack Clark (mainstmentor [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

There is information at the following website concerning both the original bridge over Flat Creek in Sedalia as well as the construction of its' approximately 1/3 scale replica completed in 2004. Additionally, there is information concerning the original architect of the bridge, Mr. Johan C. Johannsen (John C. Johnson) contained on that website:

www.cvrdbrdg.com