Notes Long footbridge circa early 's, unsure of river. The abutments and piers of the former bridge remained in good condition. Extant last checked, Main cables: Collapsed December 15, while full with traffic. Even the Elkins Historic Landmarks Commission is interested in this structure, and at one time encouraged folks to support efforts to place it on the National Register. Resident Wanda Woody credited the community for saving it. Became longest suspension bridge by eclipsing Zaehringen - Fribourg, Switzerland.
Watch your step crossing these historic West Virginia landmarks - We Heart WV
Recorded Track of a Hike. We fished off them, we played chicken on them after we got them swinging , and missed them when they were gone. Brown Mountain Trail same trailhead 2. Trips 1 map 6 miles. When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike.
South Glade Run Trail 3. Trips 1 map 6 miles. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike. I know it was there in the s, but I think it goes back further. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly.
Sticks User Inactive Registered: Happy User Inactive Registered: Notes Rebuilt by David Steinman. In use last checked, Main cables: Wire iron Notes Don Sayenga writes: There are two bridges at this location, known collectively as "Double Bridges," spanning each fork of the Coal River at Forks of Coal.