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Chaplin or Sutherland Tunnel Mill Bridge

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Chaplin Covered Bridge

Palmer Werner Collection

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BH Photo #443960

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Chaplin River on KY 458
Location
Chaplin, Washington County, Kentucky, and Nelson County, Kentucky
Status
Burned by arsonists, March 13, 1971
History
Built in 1862 by Corneilus Barnes. Destroyed by arsonists in 1971
Builder
- Corneilus Barnes
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 270.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.87050, -85.23080   (decimal degrees)
37°52'14" N, 85°13'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/655609/4192921 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84517 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2019: New photo from James Back

Sources 

  • James Back