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Chapman's Bridge 40-39-01x / 40-37-02x

Photo 

File:Bracing Top Chord, Bracing Bottom Chord - Chapman's Bridge, Highway 414, Keonee-Toxaway State Park, Gowensville, Greenville, SC HABS SC,39-GOW.V,1- (sheet 1 of 1).tif

Created by Alderman, R. D, Credit HABS

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BH Photo #308393

Map 

Description 

Original location GPS: 34.9335,-082.9048

Facts 

Overview
Modified Howe through truss bridge over Clearwater Creek (Orignally built across the Keowee River) on Route 133 (Originally Route 288)
Location
Pickens County, South Carolina, and Oconee County, South Carolina
Status
Destroyed by fire sparked by lightning.
History
Built 1917 on Route 288 near Jocasee, relocated to Keowee-Toxaway State Nature Area 1969, Struck by lightning & burned June 4th, 1974
Design
Modified Howe through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 131.0 ft.
Total length: 131.0 ft.
Also called
Chapman Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.91863, -82.88082   (decimal degrees)
34°55'07" N, 82°52'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/328191/3865633 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
WGCB SC/40-37-02x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
WGCB SC-39-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
WGCB SC/40-39-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 37633 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added GPS coords of original location, two more links, & WGCB numbers
  • November 16, 2014: Updated by Luke: Merged plan from HABS
  • October 15, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey