National Register of Historic Places in Nevada County

National Register #71000168: Bridgeport Covered Bridge
  National Register #71000168: Bridgeport Covered Bridge
14 December 2005
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National Register #71000168
Bridgeport Covered Bridge
Pleasant Valley Road at South Fork of the Yuba River
Bridgeport
Built 1862

The Bridgeport Covered Bridge, a wooden bridge built by David X. Wood was part of the old turnpike which served Nevada City, North San Juan, and the Malakoff Mines. It is the only structure left reminiscent of Old Bridgeport - long since torn down.

The Bridgeport Covered Bridge is the longest covered bridge in the West and the longest single span covered bridge in the United States. (The length is somewhere between 233 and 251 feet depending upon the source.) The design combines a Howe truss with an auxiliary Burr arch which is visible from both the outside and the inside.

The Bridgeport Covered Bridge is also California Historical Landmark 390.

Historic Covered Bridges in California

Bridgeport
Felton
Glen Canyon
Honey Run
Knights Ferry

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Wawona
Zane's Ranch

Historic Covered Bridges in Oregon

Antelope Creek
Grave Creek Horse Creek
Little Butte Creek
Lost Creek

McKee
Sandy Creek
Wimer

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