OLD BRIDGE2 300BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (7/27/13) – Built in 1889, by King Iron Company of Cleveland Ohio, the Old Richardsville Bridge rests over the Barren River in Warren County just outside Bowling Green, Kentucky.
 
The State of Kentucky is Rich with tradition and folklore. There has been speculation that this particular bridge is haunted. Many stories have been passed down from generation to generation. Stories from a bus of kids crashing, to a young woman crashing, to a suicidal unmarried pregnant women and so on. However, in every story, if you put your vehicle in neutral and spread flour or baby powder on both ends of your car, legend has it, your car will be pushed to the end of the bridge and you can see hand prints on your car.
 
With a length span of 138.1ft, this three span bowstring arch-truss bridge is the last of its kind in Kentucky. The bridge was registered in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
 
For more information about Kind Iron Bridges you can visit www.clevelandmemory.org/king/.
 
Amber Mena
SurfKY News
Photos Provided by Amber Mena

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4079

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3422

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3287

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2837

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2720

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15336

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8422

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 1108

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 925

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 854

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 670

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 607

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 582

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 559

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 554

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 518

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey