Wildcat Covered Bridge

WGN – 37-20-04 Wildcat Covered Bridge – Oregon – Built in 1927 in Lane County by Lane County spanning Wildcat Creek on Austa Rd., single span, 75 feet long, Howe trusses

Stagecoach Road where this bridge is located was the original road to the coast. It was bypassed after the Linslaw Tunnel and Mapleton Bridge were constructed in the 1930s. The single piece lower chords are 16″ x 16″ x 113 feet. The upper chords are 12″ x 12″ x 47 feet. The bridge has rounded portals.

PHOTOS BY: BILL BOWSER….FROM CINCINNATI, OHIO
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