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Jackstown Covered Bridge

Photos 

Jackstown Covered Bridge

Photo from the Todd Clark Collection

BH Photo #538101

Description 

Some of this information may be from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Hinkston Creek on Jacktown Road
Location
Bourbon County, Kentucky, and Nicholas County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge (after being damaged by an overloaded truck in 1960)
History
Built in 1877 by Tom Ford & Henry Johnson; Removed and replaced in 1961.
Builders
- Henry Johnson
- Tom Ford
Design
Howe through truss.
Vertical siding.
Dimensions
Total length: 144.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.24270, -84.05250   (decimal degrees)
38°14'34" N, 84°03'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/757954/4236852 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99860 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com