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New Salem Covered Bridge 10-06-10x

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BH Photo #336392

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Grove Creek on Sims Bridge Road
Location
Banks County, Georgia
Status
Collapsed
History
Built sometime after 1937; Bypassed 1960; Collapsed 1984
Builder
- William Madison Thomas
Design
Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 46.0 ft.
Total length: 46.0 ft.
Also called
New Salem Church Covered Bridge
Sims Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.26299, -83.38615   (decimal degrees)
34°15'47" N, 83°23'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/280302/3793892 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Homer
Inventory numbers
WGCB 10-06-10x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 68984 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2015: Added based off info posted to the forum by John G.