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White's Creek Covered Bridge Abutments, Spanning White's Creek on Big Sandy River Road, Cyrus, Wayne County, WV



B&W Photos

HB1282418
View Northeast, Abutments And 1954 Highway Bridge

HB1282419
View Southeast, Southern Abutment, West Side And Wing

HB1282420
View Southwest, Southern Abutment, Northwest Front

HB1282421
View Northwest, Northern Abutment, Southeast Front


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Item Title


Location
Spanning White's Creek on Big Sandy River Road, Cyrus vicinity, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WV-53
Significance: The White's Creek Covered Bridge served as an essential structure along the Big Sandy River Road. The road and its bridge were of both regional and local importance. The bridge played an important role in facilitating local economic life based on agriculture and trade. The bridge was demolished in 1957, leaving only its abutments. The abutments are considered eligible to the National Register of Historic Places as contributing structures pertaining to the nearby village of White's Creek, W.Va.

Subjects
Covered Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW NORTHEAST, ABUTMENTS AND 1954 HIGHWAY BRIDGE
2. VIEW SOUTHEAST, SOUTHERN ABUTMENT, WEST SIDE AND WING
3. VIEW SOUTHWEST, SOUTHERN ABUTMENT, NORTHWEST FRONT
4. VIEW NORTHWEST, NORTHERN ABUTMENT, SOUTHEAST FRONT


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