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Seth / Kirbyton Suspension Footbridge Remnants

Map 

Description 

Concrete tower on the east end as well as possibly a portion of the west tower imbedded in the muddy banks of the river are all that remain of this suspension footbridge near the areas of Seth and Kirbyton, WV. Saddles atop the existing tower indicate a suspension bridge. USGS Topo Maps shows a footbridge symbol at this location.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Big Coal River on formerly a pedestrian pathway
Location
Boone County, West Virginia
Status
No longer exists
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.10307, -81.62249   (decimal degrees)
38°06'11" N, 81°37'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/445423/4217433 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sylvester
Inventory number
BH 64155 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Boone County, West Virginia (12)
Footbridge (399)
Lost (20,830)
Suspension (638)
West Virginia (1,367)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net