Category Archives: Covered Bridges

Horton Mill Covered Bridge

 

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The Horton Mill Covered Bridge is a Town Lattice Truss construction over two spans and crosses the Calvert Prong of the Little Warrior River in Blount County, Alabama. It is located on Horton Mill Road and Covered Bridge Circle off State Route 75 about 5 miles north of the city of Oneonta.

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Easley Covered Bridge

 

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The Easley Covered Bridge is located in Blount County on Easley Bridge Road off U.S. Route 231, just south of the town of Rosa, about 5 miles northwest of the city of Oneonta. The county-owned bridge is constructed of a combination of both wood and metal, and spans the Dub Branch of the Calvert Prong of the Little Warrior River.

 

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The Clarkson–Legg Covered Bridge

 

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The Clarkson–Legg Covered Bridge is a 270 foot Town Lattice truss wooden covered bridge constructed over four spans. The bridge crosses Crooked Creek and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

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Swann Bridge

 

 

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Well autumn is here. Sometimes we have beautiful leaves and other years, well they just aren’t the same. So what is it any way that makes for a pretty fall? I’ve always heard plenty of rain, and then the other day someone said a dryer season produces prettier leaves. I’m really not sure but I’m sticking with a more balanced season. That just seems right. This year started out very wet but has been dry since around July, and so far the leaves have turned out a little better than I expected.

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Kymulga

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Built in 1861, the Kymulga covered bridge is located just east of the Kymulga grist mill off of Alabama Hwy 76 in Childersburg, Alabama. The bridge is a Howe truss style bridge constructed over a single span. The 105 foot bridge provided access across the Talladega Creek for the Old Georgia Road, a Native American trade route which was used by settlers and frontiersmen who ventured the area.

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