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Gilliland or Reece City (original location), Etowah County

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Inventory Number: AL/01-28-02x
County: Etowah County
Township: Reece City
Town/Village:
Bridge Name: Gilliland or Reece City (original location)
Crosses: Little Wills Creek
Truss type: Town
Spans: 1
Length:
Roadway Width:
Built: 1899
Builder:
When Lost: 1967
Cause: Moved
Latitude: N34 04.29
Longitude: W086 01.85
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Topographic map of the area
Directions: At Gilliland Plantation in the vicinity of Bethany Sitz Gap Road near Reece City.

Gilliland or Reece City (original location) Bridge, Reece City, Etowah County, AL Built 1899 Moved 1967
Arthur Schwab Photo, November 22, 1960


Gilliland or Reese City Bridge (relocated location), Gadsden, Etowah County, AL Built 1899 (M1967)
Bill Caswell Photo, July 14, 2009


Gilliland or Reese City Bridge (relocated location), Gadsden, Etowah County, AL Built 1899 (M1967)
Bill Caswell Photo, July 14, 2009


Gilliland or Reese City Bridge (relocated location), Gadsden, Etowah County, AL Built 1899 (M1967)
Bill Caswell Photo, July 14, 2009

Comments:
When Interstate 59 was built, the bridge needed to be removed. In 1967, it was moved from the Gilliland Plantation in Reece City to Noccalula Falls Park by the city of Gadsden. Rebuilt without functional trusses.
Source:
Cohen, Joseph. World Guide to Covered Bridges updated to November 2002, 2002

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