are an interesting part of history. They were
built of wood because that was the building material
They were covered, not to protect those who crossed, but
to protect the wooden structure from the elements.
A bridge could
last up to 40 years longer as a covered bridge rather
than an uncovered one. There are many
covered bridges. A few types are King Post, Queen
Post, Lattice, Burr Arch, etc.
Each has it own
May all the bridges you cross be covered.......An Old
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