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Kesler Covered Bridge

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BH Photo #336393

Description 

Aerial photos seem to show the old bridge site as being abandoned along with the roadway

Facts 

Overview
Lost Kingpost & Queenpost through truss bridge over Middle Fork Broad River on County Line Road
Location
Banks County, Georgia, and Franklin County, Georgia
Status
Collapsed and ruins burned.
History
Built 1925, Collapsed 1981 (Information from the local newspaper says in 1978)
Builders
- Al Kesler
- Bob Verner
- Dave Crump
- Dock Kesler
- Eugene Vaughn
Design
Kingpost & Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 18, 1975
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.42900, -83.38266   (decimal degrees)
34°25'44" N, 83°22'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/281056/3812299 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Russell
Inventory numbers
WGCB 10-06-11x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
WGCB GA-59-02x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 75000571 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 68985 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2022: Updated by Stewart Edwin Beitler: Added "Builders" "Length" "NRHP Data"
  • August 26, 2015: Added by Luke

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