Crestview Hills, KY
Lovejoy Covered Bridge 2bw
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( Copyright Mel Steinhauer all rights reserved ) Our New England State of Maine once had about 120 covered wooden bridges crossing small streams or rivers. Sadly today, there are only less than a dozen left standing. I found this one in Oxford County near South Andover on Covered Bridge Road. It was built in 1867 at a cost of only $ 743.47 and is a single span of the Paddleford Truss style. It also has the distinction of being Maine's shortest covered bridge as it crosses the Ellis River at a length of only 76 feet. Named after a family home located on the east bank of the river, they called it the ... Lovejoy Covered Bridge.
My original photograph with added digital enhancements and textures visible with the green square magnifier as the cursor is placed over the image.
August 26th, 2012
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