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Duane E. Carmen Memorial Covered Bridge 27-49-A

Photo 

File:Cook, Nebraska covered bridge.JPG

Photo taken by Wikipedia user Ammodramus

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BH Photo #274553

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Constructed from torn down old buildings, by Duane Carman & 115 volunteers for $5,000. Cover & 5 I-beams added in 1989 to an stringer bridge built in 1930.In Cook take 3rd St. S. 1 block from jct with NE49A (Main St.), W. on Elm St. 300' to the bridge. Pedestrian walkway on one side.

Facts 

Overview
Covered Stringer Bridge over Branch of Nemaha River on 737 Road
Location
Johnson County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; Covered 1989
Builder
- Duane Carman
Design
Stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.50866, -96.16505   (decimal degrees)
40°30'31" N, 96°09'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/740200/4488077 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cook
Inventory numbers
WGCB 27-49-A (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 59761 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,231)
Built 1930 (1,609)
Built during 1930s (10,863)
Covered (1,399)
Duane Carman (1)
Have street view (24,124)
Johnson County, Nebraska (26)
Nebraska (1,417)
Open (37,565)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,251)
Wooden deck (5,900)

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com