Rating:
2 votes

Dorn Creek Covered Bridge 37-03-E

Photos 

Northwest Approach

Photo taken by Mike Garland in April 2015

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BH Photo #326914

Map 

Description 

Covered bridge built to cross Dorn Creek. Rumor has it that it was built as the entrance to a housing development that was going to be built but was never started.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Dorn Creek
Location
Colton, Clackamas County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Beam
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.20450, -122.37663   (decimal degrees)
45°12'16" N, 122°22'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/548955/5005857 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colton
Inventory numbers
WGCB 37-03-E (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 67935 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,689)
Clackamas County, Oregon (67)
Colton, Oregon (1)
Covered (1,515)
Open (38,020)
Oregon (1,091)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,533)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,437)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2015: Added by Mike Garland

Sources 

  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net

Comments 

Dorn Creek Covered Bridge
Posted November 15, 2015, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Not a truss here... Just a stringer with a "Lid" on it.

Certainly not historic...As far as Notability goes, that lies in the eye of the beholder. "Romantic Shelter" covered bridges as they are often called, do nothing to excite me.

Dorn Creek Covered Bridge
Posted June 6, 2015, by Will Truax (Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com)

Neither historic nor notable, nor is it even a covered bridge.