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May 24, 2017

Walcott Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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Walcott Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Walcott Covered Bridge, Kentucky

When Built: 2001 (Original 1824) (Second 1881)

Builders: Walcott Kennedy built the original bridge

Description: The present bridge was moved 400 feet east of the original site after suffering damage in floods in 1997 and 1998

Walcott Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Walcott Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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March 30, 2017

Colville Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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Colville Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Colville Covered Bridge, Kentucky

When Built: 2002 (Original built in 1877)

Builders: Jacob Bower

Description: The original bridge was built in 1877 and was repaired by Louis Bower in 1913 and by his son, Stock Bower in 1937. It was badly damaged by a flood in 1974 but  was rebuilt and re-opened in 2002.

 

Colville Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Colville Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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November 22, 2016

Beech Fork Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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Beech Fork Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Beech Fork Covered Bridge, Kentucky

When Built: 1865

Builders: Cornelius Barnes

Description: The bridge was closed in 1977 after the new bridge was completed nearby. It has suffered from graffiti.

Beech Fork Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Beech Fork Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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August 3, 2016

Switzer Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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Switzer Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Switzer Covered Bridge, Kentucky

When Built: 1998 (Replaced an original bridge built in 1855)

Builders: George Hockensmith (The original)

Description: The bridge was rebuilt after being damaged by floods.

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July 28, 2016

Goddard (White) Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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Goddard (White) Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Goddard (White) Covered Bridge, Kentucky

When Built: 1864

Builders: Not known

Description: The bridge was originally located one mile south of Goddard but moved here in 1932.

Goddard (White) Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Goddard (White) Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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July 22, 2016

Hillsboro (Grange City) Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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Hillsboro (Grange City) Covered Bridge

Hillsboro (Grange City) Covered Bridge

When Built: C.1867

Builders: Not Known

Description: This bridge is very similar in construction to the nearby Ringos Mill Covered Bridge and may well have been built by the same unknown builder.

Hillsboro (Grange City) Covered Bridge

Hillsboro (Grange City) Covered Bridge

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July 20, 2015

Ringos Mill Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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Ringos Mill Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Ringos Mill Covered Bridge, Kentucky

When Built: 1867 Bypassed 1968

Builders: Not known

Description: This bridge is frequently listed as a Burr Arch construction but it is actually Multiple Kingpost. Like many Kentucky covered bridges, it is unpainted and without windows.

Ringos Mill Covered Bridge, Kentucky

Ringos Mill Covered Bridge, Kentucky

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