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Clifton Forge Covered Bridge

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Clifton Forge Covered Bridge

Photo from the Richard E. Roy Collection

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BH Photo #537710

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Description 

The original covered bridge on this site was a 2 span Burr Truss which was built in the 1830's. It was lost in the 1888 flood.

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Jackson River on "A" Street
Location
Clifton Forge, Alleghany County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1888; Replaced in 1924
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.81240, -79.82000   (decimal degrees)
37°48'45" N, 79°49'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/603866/4185656 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99699 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

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