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Humpback Covered Bridge 46-03-01

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in March 2003

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BH Photo #126196

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Dunlap Creek in Covington
Location
Alleghany County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1857
Design
MKP with a trussed arch.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 83.0 ft.
Total length: 106.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 1, 1969
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.80060, -80.04705   (decimal degrees)
37°48'02" N, 80°02'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/583893/4184118 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Callaghan
Inventory numbers
NRHP 69000219 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 37648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • February 7, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • April 10, 2014: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • July 7, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee
  • February 14, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • February 26, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Updated GPS Coordinates and NRHP info
  • December 9, 2008: New photos from Don O'Brien
  • November 12, 2008: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 16, 2008: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 15, 2008: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Don O'Brien - dok97 [at] frontier [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • HAER VA-1 - Humpback Covered Bridge, Humpback Bridge Wayside Park, spanning Dunlap Creek, Covington, Covington, VA
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker

Comments 

Humpback Covered Bridge
Posted June 5, 2011, by Lance (homeniuk [at] yahoo [dot] com)

luv this bridge! been there once & am going back this summer this is an awesome sight (I stumbled on it via a link from garrettsbridges)

any more detailed dimensions available for this bridge?