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Falling Springs Covered Bridge 48-13-15x

Photo 

Falling Springs Covered Bridge

Photo from the Todd Clark Collection

BH Photo #536181

Description 

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Greenbrier River on Abandoned Roadway
Location
Falling Spring, Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Status
Destroyed by severe weather in 1935, replaced in different location.
History
Built in the 1880's; was destroyed in a severe storm in 1935; replaced in different location.
Design
Smith through truss with center post
Dimensions
Total length: 332.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.98937, -80.35498   (decimal degrees)
37°59'22" N, 80°21'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/556639/4204831 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99268 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

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