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Salt Fork Covered Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Salt Fork west of Napton
Location
Saline County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1852 by Henry Bingham for $5,000; removed 1915
Builder
- Henry Bingham
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.04915, -93.09481   (decimal degrees)
39°02'57" N, 93°05'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/491796/4322234 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Napton
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 3
Inventory number
BH 22494 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,519)
Built 1852 (24)
Built during 1850s (356)
Covered (1,406)
Henry Bingham (1)
Howe through truss (376)
Howe truss (465)
Lost (20,237)
Lost 1915 (32)
Lost during 1910s (380)
Missouri (6,055)
Saline County, Missouri (83)
Through truss (13,345)
Truss (30,159)

Sources 

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

Comments 

Salt Fork Covered Bridge
Posted October 11, 2015, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The 1901 quad shows the crossing at the same place as the current bridge. Although the covered bridge was supposedly removed 1915 and the current bridge built 1912, it's likely they occupy the same location.

Salt Fork Covered Bridge
Posted March 9, 2007, by Randy Ebers (xonoto [at] earthlink [dot] net)

AKA Wilton Springs Bridge