Cutler - Donahoe Covered Bridge - 1870

Cutler - Donahoe Covered Bridge - 1870 (HMFBS)

Location: Winterset, IA 50273 Madison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 19.861', W 94° 0.272'

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Designed and built by Eli Cox.
Length: 79 feet Weight: 40 ton.
Covered timber superstructure, towne lattice truss
with overlay queenpost frame, fastened with round
wooden pins and iron bolts.

Originally located 18 miles N.E. of Winterset,
near Bevington, over North River.
Moved to Winterset City Park in 1970.

Clair Rogers, Macksburg, Ia, house mover,
commissioned to move bridge before first
covered bridge festival. Clair gave his time to rebuild
west one-third of structure and re-roof it.

Covered bridges often names for nearby residents
the Cutler and Donahoe families each claimed
"naming rights", thus the bridge's hyphenated name.
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 7:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 415940 N 4575990
Decimal Degrees41.33101667, -94.00453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.861', W 94° 0.272'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 51.66" N, 94° 0' 16.32" W
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Area Code(s)515, 641
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 398 S 9th St, Winterset IA 50273, US
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