Bob Saunders Family Covered Bridge

Bob Saunders Family Covered Bridge

Posted by Jennifer Frazier on November 14, 2015


Where: Sterrett in Shelby County, Alabama

When Built: 2010

GPS Coordinates: 33°26'31"N, 86°30'37"W

Located in the gated Saunders Bridge Subdivision in the former location of Twin Pines Resort and Conference Center, this bridge is viewed by appointment only, making it harder to see than some of the other bridges. Standing at 50 feet long and 10 feet wide, it’s made out of wood trusses that were salvaged from a 100-year-old home.

See all 14 of the covered bridges we photographed in Alabama at this link.

Saunders Family Covered Bridge


All photography by Gary Clark, a former Southern Living Magazine travel photographer and photographer of the United States Postal Service 2014 Star-Spangled Banner Forever stamp. See more of Gary's work and contact him at



Jennifer Frazier

After 10 years as a travel writer for Southern Living Magazine, Jen Frazier traded in the corporate world to stay home with her two children, three dogs and three hermit crabs.

Now she juggles carpool and laundry with writing for the Great American Country website, AAA Texas Journey Magazine and Texas Monthly Magazine, as well as blogging for While she lives in the big metropolis of Dallas, she longs for weekends in the country. To learn more about this award-winning writer (recipient of the Barbara Jordan Award and the Luce Award), visit her website at

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