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Bohemian Hall Covered Bridge

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Bohemian Hall Bridge Truss

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1992

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BH Photo #421513

Description 

The Bohemian Hall covered bridge near Scio, Oregon was a Howe truss, aluminium-sided structure was built in 1947.The 132-foot bridge was constructed for $30,000. The bridge was named for nearby Bohemia Hall which was built about 1922 by the Czechoslovakian community that settled in the area. In 1987 the bridge was dismantled and was to be rebuilt in Timber Linn Park at Albany. However, the timbers of the Howe truss rotted and plans to rebuild the bridge were dropped.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Crabtree Creek on Richardson Gap Road
Location
Scio, Linn County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1947 Removed to storage 1986 destroyed 1996
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 132.0 ft.
Inventory number
BH 81069 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1947 (273)
Built during 1940s (3,899)
Covered (1,523)
Howe through truss (421)
Howe truss (516)
Linn County, Oregon (50)
Lost (22,271)
Lost 1986 (130)
Lost during 1980s (1,199)
Oregon (1,099)
Replaced by new bridge (14,859)
Scio, Oregon (1)
Through truss (14,046)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,672)
Truss (31,237)

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • April 7, 2018: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody