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Jesse's Creek Bridge

Photos 

Jesse's Creek Bridge

The Courier-Journal: April 15 1956

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BH Photo #442655

Map 

Description 

The bridge was replaced in 1959. No word on whether the school survived.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Cumberland River
Location
Coldiron, Harlan County, Kentucky
Status
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.
Also called
KY 2007 Bridge
Cumberland River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.82389, -83.45083   (decimal degrees)
36°49'26" N, 83°27'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/281413/4078139 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84211 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Coldiron, Kentucky (1)
Collapsed (393)
Harlan County, Kentucky (17)
Kentucky (1,325)
Lost (24,963)
Lost 1955 (89)
Lost during 1950s (691)
Owned by county (20,847)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Jesse's Creek Bridge
Posted January 19, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I Love Justified. My stepfather is a retired miner/mine inspector from Harlan.

Jesse's Creek Bridge
Posted January 19, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Cool stuff, Melissa. AND Harlan County is where "Justified" is set!

Jesse's Creek Bridge
Posted January 19, 2019, by Doris M Blair (dmblair59 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Very interesting article and photos. My husband grew up in Harlan Co. Kentucky. Thanks for sharing this!