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Elkport Covered Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #357611

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Volga River on Road
Location
Elkport, Clayton County, Iowa
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1918
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.74992, -91.27654   (decimal degrees)
42°44'60" N, 91°16'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/641046/4734484 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garber
Inventory numbers
WGCB 15-22-03X (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 72699 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Clayton County, Iowa (113)
Covered (1,692)
Elkport, Iowa (4)
Iowa (6,563)
Lost (25,757)
Lost 1918 (33)
Lost during 1910s (526)
Owned by city (5,636)
Replaced by new bridge (17,393)
Through truss (15,461)
Truss (33,426)
Volga River (15)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • February 23, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added loss date

Sources 

  • Luke