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Wetumpka Covered Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Coosa River on W Bridge Street
Location
Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1844; Washed away in 'The Great Flood' of 1886
Builder
- Horace King of Chesterfield County, South Carolina
Design
Town lattice through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.53858, -86.20677   (decimal degrees)
32°32'19" N, 86°12'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/574484/3600413 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wetumpka
Inventory number
BH 58096 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added lost date, status details & link to photo
  • September 20, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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