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Tallahatchee (relocated), Calhoun County

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Inventory Number: AL/01-08-03x
County: Calhoun County
Township:
Town/Village: Piedmont
Bridge Name: Tallahatchee (relocated)
Crosses:
Truss type:
Spans: 1
Length: 61'
Roadway Width:
Built: 1908 (M1975)
Builder:
When Lost: Unknown
Cause:
Latitude:
Longitude:
Directions:
Comments: Moved from Wellington to Piedmont in 1975.

Tallahatchee Bridge (original location), Alexandria, Calhoun County, AL Built 1908 Moved 1975
Todd Clark Collection


Tallahatchee Bridge (original location), Alexandria, Calhoun County, AL Built 1908 Moved 1975
Todd Clark Collection

Comments:
Moved to Piedmont in 1975. This bridge originally had 5 uncovered spans of 13', 2 @ 12', 11' and 7'. The truss showed addition of a series of center-leaning timbers in addition to the lattice truss. The data was taken from a 1948 Alabama DOT inventory.
Sources:
Lane, Oscar F.. World Guide to Covered Bridges, 1972, page 1
List of Alabama Covered Bridges compiled in July 1953 by Richard Sanders Allen, NSPCB Archives

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