Drift Creek Covered Bridge

WGN – 37-21-14 Drift Creek Covered Bridge – Built in 1914 in Lincoln County by Kerry Sweitz spanning Bear Creek off of Bear Ck. Rd., single span, 66 feet long, Howe trusses

Oregon Bridge #12019. The bridge was originally constructed on Drift Creek Road at a cost of $1800. The 1942 inspection report noted that this bridge appeared to be abandoned and recommended repairs. It was disassembled in 1997 and rebuilt over a concrete span at Bear Creek. It was reopened in 2001.

PHOTOS BY: BILL BOWSER….FROM CINCINNATI, OHIO
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