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August 14, 2017

Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

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Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

When Built: 1916

Builders: Not known

Description: There are paving stones near the portal which record the names of contributors to the 2000
restoration.

Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia
Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

 

 

This is part of a series on Virginia’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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July 30, 2017

Jack’s Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

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Jack's Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

Jack’s Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

When Built: 1916

Builders: Charles Vaughan

Description: The bridge was named for the nearby Jack’s Creek primitive Baptist Church which it was built to provide access. It was bypassed in 1932.

Jack's Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

Jack’s Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

Jack's Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

Jack’s Creek Covered Bridge, Virginia

This is part of a series on Virginia’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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May 6, 2017

Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

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Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

 

When Built: 1894

Builders: John W. B. Woods

Description: This bridge was burned by vandals 1976 and was salvaged and restored in 1979.

Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge, Virginia

This is part of a series on Virginia’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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January 5, 2017

Humpback Covered Bridge, Virginia

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Humpback Covered Bridge, Virginia

Humpback Covered Bridge, Virginia

When Built: 1835 or 1857

Builders: Not known

Description: 924 and stood derelict until it was restored in 1954 through the efforts of local organizations and now is a popular exhibit. The “World Guide to Covered Bridges” lists it as having been built in 1835 but most other sources list it as 1857 and suggest the 1835 date is related to an earlier uncovered bridge. A unique bridge with the humpbacked appearance from building the center 4 feet highers than the portals.

Humpback Covered Bridge, Virginia

Humpback Covered Bridge, Virginia

Humpback Covered Bridge, Virginia

Humpback Covered Bridge, Virginia

This is part of a series on Virginia’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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June 26, 2014

Link’s Farm Covered Bridge, Virginia

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Link's Farm Covered Bridge, Virginia

Link’s Farm Covered Bridge, Virginia

When Built: 1912

Builders: Not known

Description: The bridge is on private property and is still in use by the owner. It is easy to photograph from the road.

This is part of a series on Virginia’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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September 16, 2013

Bob White Covered Bridge, Virginia

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Bob White Covered Bridge, Virginia

Bob White Covered Bridge, Virginia

When Built: 1921

Builders: Walter G. Weaver

Description: Patrick County has a bridge festival every June which includes activities at this bridge. The interior has diagonal wood sheaths which covers the truss.

Bob White Covered Bridge, Virginia

Bob White Covered Bridge, Virginia

Bob White Covered Bridge, Virginia

Bob White Covered Bridge, Virginia

This is part of a series on Virginia’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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