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Billie Creek Covered Bridge 14-61-19

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.761278,-87.206583

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Carries Old 36 Road over Williams Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 78.0 Feet
Span Length: 62.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Williams Creek on Old 36 Road east of Rockville
History: Built 1895
Built: 1895

Location: Parke County

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102888

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Portal

Photo taken by Tom Hall

131375

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

131376

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

131377

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

139926

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5-28-2007 photo

Photo taken by Jim Grey

166104

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by Mitchell

295603

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North side

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

295604

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East end

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

295605

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East end

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

295606

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Barrel looking East

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

295607

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Northwest corner oblique close-up

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

429536

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Billy Creek Covered Bridge II

Picture taken in 2002

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

429537

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Billy Creek Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2002

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

434457

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2018

434458

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2018

434459

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2018

461124

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

461125

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

461126

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Bowsher Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-33

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.929889,-87.351806

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Carries CR1125N over Mill Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 92.8 Feet
Span Length: 71.8 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Mill Creek on CR1125N
History: Built 1915
Built: 1915

Location: Parke County

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102889

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Overview

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

102890

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

131379

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

131380

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

131381

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

165838

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

428760

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Bowsher Ford Bridge Parke Co

Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

429494

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Bowsher Ford Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

429495

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Picture taken in 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

482491

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482492

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482493

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482494

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482495

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482496

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482497

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482498

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Branch Big Raccoon Creek 775E3 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.649807,-87.095485

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Carries CR 775E3 over Branch Big Raccoon Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 26.9 Feet
Span Length: 23.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Branch Big Raccoon Creek on CR 775E3
History: Built ca. 1930
Built: ca. 1930

Location: Parke County

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482499

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482500

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Strange guard rail

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482501

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482502

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482503

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482504

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482505

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482506

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482507

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Weird looking "guardrails"

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

482508

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Conley's Ford Covered Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.659389,-87.132889

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Carries CR550E over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 210.9 Feet
Span Length: 189.9 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR550E east of Bridgeton
History: Built 1907
Built: 1907

Location: Parke County

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102891

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Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

102892

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

102893

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Inside

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

131382

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

131383

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

131384

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

150514

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

150515

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

150516

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

150517

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

150518

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

157552

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Photo taken by James McCray

157553

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Photo taken by James McCray

157554

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Photo taken by James McCray

157555

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Photo taken by James McCray

157556

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Photo taken by James McCray

165827

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

185480

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Vintage postcard view

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

429458

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Conley's Ford Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2005

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

474160

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

474163

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

474167

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Cox Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-34

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.885333,-87.223722

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Carries Cox Ford Road over Sugar Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 191.9 Feet
Span Length: 176.8 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Sugar Creek on Cox Ford Road north of Rockville
History: Built 1913, rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1913

Location: Parke County

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102894

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Overview

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

102895

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

131386

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

131387

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

131388

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

131389

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

150519

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

150520

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

150521

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

150522

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by John V. Pontiere, Jr.

394084

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Cox Ford Covered Bridge at Night I

Night photograph of Cox Ford Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The majority of the scene is lit by the moon, thought the green light comes from what I believe is a fluorescent light at the nearby boat rental facility.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Cox Ford Covered Bridge at Night II

Night photograph of Cox Ford Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The primary light source in this photograph is the moon.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 2002

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 2002

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

481499

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Crooks Covered Bridge 14-61-17

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.724278,-87.189667

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Carries CR225E over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 154.8 Feet
Span Length: 132.8 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR225E
History: Built 1856, rebuilt 1867
Built: 1856

Location: Parke County

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102896

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Side view

Photo taken Sept. 2005 by Tom Hall

102897

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Portal

Photo taken Sept. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

131391

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

152883

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by James McCray

157558

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

157560

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Concrete Ford

This ford is right next to the bridge.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Deck View of the Ford.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Parke County, Indinia

Photo taken by Robert Myers in October 2008

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Crooks Covered Bridge at Night

Night photograph of Crooks Covered Bridge. The moon was out, but was blocked by low clouds. The sky is illuminated by nearby residences and towns.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in October 2015

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

429462

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Crooks Covered Bridge

Originally known as the Walker Adams Covered Bridge. Picture taken about 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

461131

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

461133

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

461136

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Harry Evans Covered Bridge 14-61-10

Status: Open to one-lane traffic

Location: 39.662120,-87.294474

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Carries CR 325W2 over Rock Run Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 81.0 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Rock Run Creek on CR 325W2
History: Built 1908, rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1908

Location: Parke County

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102898

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Overview

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

102899

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

131394

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On the approach...

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

131395

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Portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

131396

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Side view from the creek

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

131397

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Side view with portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

163949

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Ford built for heavy farm equipment next to the Bridge

Photo taken by James Simmons in February 2010

163950

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View from the Ford

Photo taken by James Simmons in February 2010

165830

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

185483

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Vintage postcard view

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Harry Evans Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Harry Evans Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

474172

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

474173

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

474174

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

474175

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

474176

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Jackson Covered Bridge 14-61-28

Status: Open despite being damaged twice by oversized trucks attempting to cross it.

Location: 39.880139,-87.282417

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Carries CR N50W over Sugar Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 227.0 Feet
Span Length: 198.1 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Sugar Creek on CRN50W
History: Built 1861, rehabilitated 1977 and 2007
Built: 1861

Location: Parke County

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102900

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

102901

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Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

102902

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Inside

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

131402

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Portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

131403

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Portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

131404

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Profile shot from along the creek

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

131405

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Belly

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Postcard

Came across a bin full of covered bridge postcards at the antique mall in Princeton, IL (home of the Princeton Covered Bridge, Bureau Co, IL) and found this treasure.

Photo scanned and submitted by Sean Flynn in January 2009

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West portal

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Southwest corner

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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South side and lower chord detail

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Massive truss detail. Double multiple kingpost truss with 2 sets of double Burr arches.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Parapet stone

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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ELEVATION OF SOUTHEAST PORTAL.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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View Of Approach Road And Portal From South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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View From Southeast

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Elevation Of Southeast Portal With Scale

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Elevation Of Southeast Portal Without Scale

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Oblique View From Southeast Looking Northeast. Note Cornerstone In Abutment

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Detail Of Cornerstone, Which States

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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View Of Interior From Southeast

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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View Of Southwest Side From South At Edge Of Sugar Creek

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by John V. Pontiere, Jr.

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Jackson Bridge Under Construction, 1861

Indiana Historical Society

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Vintage postcard view

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2008

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Jackson Covered Bridge I

Night photograph of Jackson Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. There was a very thin layer of cloud in the air at the time the picture was taken, and this had the effect of creating a ring around the moon. The bridge was decorated for Christmas, which is when this photo was taken.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in December 2015

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Jackson Covered Bridge II

Night photograph of Jackson Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. There was a very thin layer of cloud in the air at the time the picture was taken, and this had the effect of creating a ring around the moon. The bridge was decorated for Christmas, which is when this photo was taken.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Jackson Covered Bridge III

Night photograph of Jackson Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. There was a very thin layer of cloud in the air at the time the picture was taken, and this had the effect of creating a ring around the moon. The bridge was decorated for Christmas, which is when this photo was taken.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Jackson Covered Bridge IV

Night photograph of Jackson Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. There was a very thin layer of cloud in the air at the time the picture was taken, and this had the effect of creating a ring around the moon. The bridge was decorated for Christmas, which is when this photo was taken.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Jackson Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2002

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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1861 photo of the Jackson Bridge under construction. J.J. Daniels is the tall man standing on the wingwall

Indiana Historical Society

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Warning sign which no one will pay attention to

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Headache bar that might slow down a few of the idiots

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Dry, dry, dry

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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WAYYYYYY cool!

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Jeffries Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-03x

Status: Destroyed by arson

Location: 39.630194,-87.208333

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Carries CR S150E over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 222.1 Feet
Span Length: 102.0 Feet

Overview: Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR S150E
History: Built 1915, destroyed by arson on April 2, 2002
Built: 1915

Location: Parke County

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Current scene

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Mike Cooper in 2001

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After arson

Photo taken by Mike Cooper in April 2002

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Photo taken by George Aten

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Jeffries Ford Bridge

Gene Smania, 10-89

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Jeffries Ford Covered Bridge

Picture taken shortly before bridge was destroyed by fire in 2002

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Jeffries Ford Covered Bridge

Picture taken shortly before bridge was destroyed by fire in 2002

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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ca. 1930 Clarence Herrand photo

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Little Raccoon Creek 720E1 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.863333,-87.086111

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Carries CR 720E1 over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 85.9 Feet
Span Length: 80.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR 720E1
History: Built 1905
Built: 1905

Location: Parke County

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Mansfield Covered Bridge 14-61-20

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.675556,-87.101667

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Carries CR620S over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 274.9 Feet
Span Length: 125.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR620S
History: Built 1867, rehabilitated 1990
Built: 1867

Location: Parke County

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102904

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Portal

Photo taken Aug. 2005 by Tom Hall

102905

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Inside

Photo taken Aug. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Postcard

Date unknown

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in February 2004

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in December 2002

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in December 2002

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 1987

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 1993

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 1994

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 1994

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2020

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Stark's Regal Store Bellmore Ind Presents Covered Bridge View at Mansfield, Ind the "Photo By Fasoldt" Studio- Ladoga, Ind

ca. 1910 postcard view

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Covered Bridge, Mansfield, Indiana

ca. 1909 postcard view

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Marshall Covered Bridge 14-61-32

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.883472,-87.326306

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Carries CR W800N over Rush Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 71.8 Feet
Span Length: 55.1 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Rush Creek on CR W800N
History: Built 1917
Built: 1917

Location: Parke County

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Inside

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Very tall arches that meet at the upper chord. Arches also sit on the lower chord and don't extend to the abutment.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Marshall Covered Bridge

Night photograph of the Marshall Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in December 2015

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McAllister's Covered Bridge 14-61-16

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.709417,-87.191611

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Carries CR400S over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 143.0 Feet
Span Length: 125.6 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR400S
History: Built 1914, rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1914

Location: Parke County

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Portal

Photo taken Aug. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Overview

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Portal

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Portal B&W

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Oblique B&W

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Side Oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by John V. Frontiere, Jr.

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Photo taken by Robert Finnegan

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Traffic on bridge

Passengers in a car pose for this photo of the bridge

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in June 1987

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Mecca Covered Bridge 14-61-13

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 39.729126,-87.324989

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Carries CR 136 over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 178.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR136 northeast of Mecca
History: Built 1873, closed to traffic 1964, rehabilitated 1993
Built: 1873

Location: Parke County

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Overview

Photo taken Aug. 2005 by Bettye Warner

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Portal

Photo taken Aug. 2005 by Bettye Warner

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Inside

Photo taken Aug. 2005 by Bettye Warner

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View from bridge

Photo taken Aug. 2005 by Bettye Warner

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Melcher Covered Bridge 14-61-26

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.788917,-87.334944

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Carries CR20N over Leatherwood Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 99.1 Feet
Span Length: 81.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Leatherwood Creek on CR20N
History: Built 1896, rehabilitated 1977 and 1995
Built: 1896

Location: Parke County

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Portal

Photo taken Sept. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Melcher Covered Bridge

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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Melcher Covered Bridge 1

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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Melcher Covered Bridge 2

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Melcher Covered Bridge I

Night photograph of Melcher Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The bridge is decorated for the Christmas holiday.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in December 2015

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Melcher Covered Bridge II

Night photograph of Melcher Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The bridge is decorated for the Christmas holiday.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in December 2015

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Melcher Covered Bridge III

Night photograph of Melcher Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The picture was taken in the Fall.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in October 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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This does not look good

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Mill Creek Covered Bridge 14-61-29

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.908500,-87.360694

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Carries CR550W over Mill Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 110.9 Feet
Span Length: 89.9 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Mill Creek on CR550W
History: Built 1907
Built: 1907

Location: Parke County

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Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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from the creek

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Mill Creek Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Montezuma Bridge

Status: Open to two-lane traffic

Location: 39.792586,-87.374588

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Carries US 36 over Wabash River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Parker through truss
Total Length: 1257.5 Feet
Span Length: 199.7 Feet

Overview: Six-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on US 36 at Montezuma
History: Built 1949; rehabilitated 1987
Built: 1949

Location: Parke County

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Overview

Photo taken by Jim Steele

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Oblique view

Photo taken by Jim Steele

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East end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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North side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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South side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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Postcard of this and the old bridge

Circa 1951

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Postcard

Date unknown

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South side

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

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South side

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

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Deck looking East

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

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Approach to former bridge

East side of river

Photo taken by Jim Grey

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2017

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Nevins Covered Bridge 14-61-05

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.684611,-87.212472

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Carries CR S130E over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 168.9 Feet
Span Length: 151.9 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR S130E
History: Built 1920
Built: 1920

Location: Parke County

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Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Side view with portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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over the creek

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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side view

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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from the creek

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Nevins Covered Bridge

Night photograph of the Nevins Covered Bridge in Parke County, indiana.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in December 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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North Branch Otter Creek 1000S6 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.619722,-87.074444

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Carries CR 1000S6 over North Branch Otter Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 27.9 Feet
Span Length: 24.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over North Branch Otter Creek on CR 1000S6
History: Built 1933
Built: 1933

Location: Parke County

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Phillips Covered Bridge 14-61-12

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.772263,-87.322459

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Carries CR450W over Big Pond Creek
Design: truss/through/multiple-kingpost
Design Details: Multiple Kingpost through truss
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 39.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Big Pond Creek on CR450W southeast of Montezuma
History: Built 1909
Built: 1909

Location: Parke County

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Overview

Photo taken by Chris Light

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Side view

Photo taken by Chris Light

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Portal

Photo taken by Chris Light

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Inside view

Photo taken by Chris Light

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from the creek

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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on the approach

Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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South End

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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East Side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in November 2009

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Phillips Covered Bridge Postcard

Added by Robert Stephenson in November 2009

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Phillips Covered Bridge at Night

Night photograph of the Phillips Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Phillips Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Phillips Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Barrel shot, looking north, October 1984

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in October 1984

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Approacing the bridge from the south, October 1984

Note farmer's tractor on bridge in this photo.

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in October 1984

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Portland Mills Covered Bridge 14-61-21

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.860762,-87.089164

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Carries CR650N over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 144.4 Feet
Span Length: 118.8 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR650N
History: Built 1856, relocated in 1961, closed to traffic in 1982, restored and reopened in 1996
Built: 1856

Location: Parke County

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Overview

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Inside

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Historic marker

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Portland Mills Covered Bridge at Night I

Night photograph of Portland Mills Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. This scene is lit by the moon during this long-exposure.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Portland Mills Covered Bridge at Night II

Night photograph of Portland Mills Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. This scene is lit by the moon during this long-exposure, with supplemental lighting added to light the interior of the bridge.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in December 2015

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Portland Mills Covered Bridge at Night III

Night photogrpah of the Portland Mills Covered Bridge.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in December 2015

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Portland Mills Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2002

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Vintage Postcard Scan

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Roaring Creek US 41 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.871667,-87.234167

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Carries US 41 over Roaring Creek
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 70.8 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Roaring Creek on US 41
History: Built 1925; rehabilitated 1993
Built: 1925

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in April 2012

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in April 2012

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in April 2012

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in April 2012

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in April 2012

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Rocky Fork Creek 1000E1 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.664444,-87.060556

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Carries 1000e1 over Rocky Fork Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 25.9 Feet
Span Length: 23.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Rocky Fork Creek on 1000e1
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1991
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Parke County

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Roseville Covered Bridge 14-61-09

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.652444,-87.293667

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Carries CR325W over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 282.1 Feet
Span Length: 119.1 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR325W
History: Built 1910, rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1910

Location: Parke County

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Oblique view

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Postcard

Date unknown

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Roseville Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Roseville Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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East Portal

Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Rush Creek Covered Bridge 14-61-31

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.898806,-87.314667

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Carries CR900N over West Fork Rush Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 96.1 Feet
Span Length: 76.1 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over West Fork Rush Creek on CR900N
History: Built 1904, rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1904

Location: Parke County

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Oblique view

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Portal

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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from the creek

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by John V. Pontiere, Jr.

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Rush Creek Covered Bridge II

Picture taken 2002

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Rush Creek Covered Bridge

Picture taken 2002

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Sim Smith Covered Bridge 14-61-14

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.773444,-87.331139

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Carries CR50W over Leatherwood Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 102.0 Feet
Span Length: 81.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Leatherwood Creek on CR50W
History: Built 1883, rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1883

Location: Parke County

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Overview

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in May 2009

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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South Fork Little Raccoon Creek 350N4 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.816389,-87.058611

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Carries CR 350N4 over South Fork Little Raccoon Cr
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 25.9 Feet
Span Length: 23.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over South Fork Little Raccoon Creek on CR 350N4
History: Built 1989
Built: 1989

Location: Parke County

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Strangers Branch 500E4 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.671944,-87.146667

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Carries CR 500E4 over Strangers Branch
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Total Length: 62.0 Feet
Span Length: 58.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Strangers Branch on CR 500E4
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in June 2008

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in June 2008

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Photo taken by Brent Tindall in April 2013

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Sugar Creek 300E3 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.891111,-87.185278

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Carries CR 300E3 over Sugar Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 162.0 Feet
Span Length: 96.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Sugar Creek on CR 300E3
History: Built 1957
Built: 1957

Location: Parke County

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Sugar Creek US 41 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.889167,-87.231944

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Carries US 41 over Sugar Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 318.8 Feet
Span Length: 105.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Sugar Creek on US 41
History: Built 1925; rehabilitated 1993
Built: 1925

Location: Parke County

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Sugar Mill Creek US 41 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.895000,-87.234722

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Carries US 41 over Sugar Mill Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 136.8 Feet
Span Length: 64.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Sugar Mill Creek on US 41
History: Built 1925; rehabilitated 1993
Built: 1925

Location: Parke County

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Sunderland Branch 40E2 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.733333,-87.237500

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Carries CR 40E2 over Sunderland Branch
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 27.9 Feet
Span Length: 24.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Sunderland Branch on CR 40E2
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Parke County

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Troutman Branch 50N1 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.773333,-87.088333

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Carries CR 50N1 over Troutman Branch
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 33.1 Feet
Span Length: 21.3 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Troutman Branch on CR 50N1
History: Built ca. 1920
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Parke County

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sides are almost level with the road

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Turkey Run Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 39.883259,-87.206106

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Carries Service Road over Turkey Run
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 82.7 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Turkey Run on Service Road
History: Built 1914
Built: 1914

Location: Parke County

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Turkey Run Bridge

Bridge is within Turkey Run State Park; this photo was taken from the Run itself, which is part of Trail 6.

Photo taken by Jim Grey

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Turkey Run Bridge

The bridge is on Trail 11.

Photo taken by Jim Grey

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Turkey Run Bridge

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West Union Covered Bridge 14-61-27

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 39.855056,-87.335750

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Carries CR525W over Sugar Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 315.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Sugar Creek on CR525W north of West Union
History: Built 1876, bypassed in 1964
Built: 1876

Location: Parke County

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Overview

Photo taken by Tom Hall

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Portal

Photo taken by Tom Hall

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Inside

Photo taken by Tom Hall

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1914 approach span

Photo taken by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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I hope the ole' girl gets some attention soon! The roof is getting some serious holes in it, and the bridge is looking a little shabby.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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General View From Northwest

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General View From South

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View Of South Portal, From South

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Elevation Of South Portal With Scale

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Elevation Of South Portal Without Scale

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Oblique View Of South Concrete Approach Wall, Built In 1914 After A Flood Damaged Original Walls

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Elevation Of Wall Inscription, Showing 1914 Date And Names Of County Officials At Time

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Elevation Of South Abutment From North With Scale

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Elevation Of South Abutment From North Without Scale

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Detail Of Southeast Corner Of Abutment With Scale. Note Stay Rod Extending From Bottom Chord And Anchored Into Abutment With Iron Eyehook. This Feature Secured The Superstructure Of The Bridge To The Abutments To Prevent The Truss From Being Washed

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Detail Of Southeast Corner Of Abutment Without Scale

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View Of Center Of Abutment From South

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View Of Interior From North

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View From East Window Looking East

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Oblique View Of Interior Arch

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Bridge feels like it is down in a hole

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Barrel shot of trusses

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Trusses and lateral bracing

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Peak of roof is basically gone

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Replacement Bridge

A view of the new from the old

Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Names

Here's the names on that panel

Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Parke County, Indinia

Photo taken by Robert Myers in October 2008

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2008

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2008

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2008

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Wilkins Mill Covered Bridge 14-61-35

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.898361,-87.233028

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Carries CR110E over Sugar Mill Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 122.0 Feet
Span Length: 102.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Sugar Mill Creek on CR110E
History: Built 1906, rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1906

Location: Parke County

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn 2008

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Parke County, Indinia

Photo taken by Robert Myers in October 2011

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Indiana Historical Society

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Williams Creek US 36 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.763611,-87.206389

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Carries US 36 over Williams Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 64.9 Feet
Span Length: 59.7 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Williams Creek on US 36
History: Built 1931; rehabilitated 1990
Built: 1931

Location: Parke County

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South side

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

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South side

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South side close-up

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South side West abutment

Photo taken by Brent Tindall in March 2013

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South side East abutment

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East abutment

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Deck looking West

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Zacke Cox Covered Bridge 14-61-11

Status: Open to one-lane traffic

Location: 39.695000,-87.285833

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Carries CR500S over Rock Run Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 53.1 Feet
Span Length: 50.8 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Rock Run Creek on CR500S
History: Built 1908, rehabilitated 1991 and 2002
Built: 1908

Location: Parke County

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Overview

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Profile shot from the creek

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Profile shot from the creek

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Profile shot with portal

Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Zacke Cox Covered Bridge at Night I

Night photograph of the Zacke Cox Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The photograph was taken in the Fall, when the leaves had taken on their Fall colors.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Zacke Cox Covered Bridge at Night I

Night photograph of the Zacke Cox Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The photograph was taken in the Fall, when the leaves had taken on their Fall colors.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Zacke Cox Covered Bridge

Night photograph of the Zacke Cox Covered Bridge in the Fall. Clouds obscure most of the stars, though some are still visible.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Zacke Cox Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

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Zacke Cox Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

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Zacke Cox Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Big Rocky Fork Iron Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 39.674439,-87.086888

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Carries CR 700 S (bypassed) over Big Rocky Fork Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 108.9 Feet
Span Length: 104.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Big Rocky Fork Creek on CR 700S east of Mansfield
History: Built ca. 1890 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Built: ca. 1890

Location: Parke County

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Unique bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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I had my jr. bridghunter in tow

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Plaque

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Lots of lacing

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Unusual horizontal strut

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Barrel shot.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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North side.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Web of truss diagonals, counters, lateral bracing, and horizontal strut.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Floor beam connection.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Cut stone abutments.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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View showing bypass bridge.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July 2016

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Able Mitchell Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 39.651796,-87.158293

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Carries Mansfield Road over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: 10-panel, pinned Whipple through truss
Total Length: 175.0 Feet
Span Length: 175.0 Feet

Overview: Whipple through truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on Mansfield Road northeast of Bridgeton
History: Built 1892 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co., bypassed 1991
Built: 1892

Location: Parke County

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Oblique View

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2008

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Manufacturer & Government Plaques

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2008

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Deck

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2008

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Historical Marker

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2008

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Truss Structure

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2008

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Oblique View (Showing size comparison with test human)

Photo taken by James McCray

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Bridge Plaque

Photo taken by James McCray

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Historic Marker

Photo taken by James McCray

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Railing Detail

Photo taken by James McCray

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Portal Bracing Detail

Photo taken by James McCray

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Oblique View (Northeast View)

Photo taken by James McCray

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Both Bridges

Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July, 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in July 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Big Rocky Fork Covered Bridge 14-61-01

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 39.662882,-87.080699

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Carries CR720S (bypassed) over Big Rocky Fork Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 88.0 Feet
Span Length: 72.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Big Rocky Fork Creek on CR720S
History: Built 1900, bypassed in 1988
Built: 1900

Location: Parke County

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Overview

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2005

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Portal

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2005

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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Photo taken by Will in October 2007

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in December 2002

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in August 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in August 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in August 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in August 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in August 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in August 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in August 2015

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2020

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Neet Covered Bridge 14-61-18

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 39.701724,-87.198020

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Carries Bypassed section of Bridgeton Road over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 144.0 Feet
Span Length: 126.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on a bypassed section of Bridgeton Road
History: Built 1904
Built: 1904

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in August 2005

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2007

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2007

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in April 2006

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Poster

This is a poster written by a child begging no one to write grafitti on the bridge.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Vintage postcard view

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Photo taken by Roger Deschner in June 1987

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Side view

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in June 1987

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View from bridge

Looking out a window of the bridge to the creek below.

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in June 1987

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Neet Covered Bridge

Night photograph of the Neet Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in December 2015

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The Neet Bridge

Photo taken by Susan Wyrick in October2016

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Neet Covered Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in November 1997

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Neet Covered Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in November 1997

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Neet Covered Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in November 1997

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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West Portal

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Thorpe Ford Bridge 14-61-07

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 39.637092,-87.266126

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Carries Pedestrian path branch of CR900S over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 181.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on a pedestrian path branch of CR900S
History: Built 1912, bypassed in 1961
Built: 1912

Location: Parke County

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Portal

Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2005

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Overview

Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2005

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Side View

Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2005

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Inside

Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2005

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Photo taken by George Aten

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Vintage postcard view

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Thorpe Ford Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Thorpe Ford Covered Bridge

Picture taken around 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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State Sanatorium Covered Bridge 14-61-38

Status: Moved to new location and reopened

Location: 39.781199,-87.145009

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Carries over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 154.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek
History: Built 1913, relocated in 2008 to a new location upstream
Built: 1913

Location: Parke County

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Portal

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2006

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Side View

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2006

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Inside

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2006

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Underneath

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2006

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East end

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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South side

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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This bridge features Lightning rods! And not just for looks.....they are actually grounded!

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Marker

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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I love the contrast in this picture

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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State Sanatorium Covered Bridge

Vintage Post Card by Floyd Mitchell

Photo submitted by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Beeson Covered Bridge 14-61-24

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 39.763228,-87.206432

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Carries Pedestrian path over Williams Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 55.0 Feet
Span Length: 55.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Williams Creek on a pedestrian path at Billie Creek Village
History: Built 1906, later moved from Roaring Creek, north of Marshall, Indiana, to Williams Creek, closed to vehicle traffic in 1974, damaged by arson twice in 1979
Built: 1906

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by Sean Flynn in May 2008

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by Mitchell

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Beeson Covered Bridge

Photo taken by Susan Wyrick in October2016

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Beeson Covered Bridge

Picture taken 2003

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Rock Run Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.731667,-87.285000

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Carries US 41 over Rock Run
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Lost concrete arch bridge over Rock Run on US 41
History: Built 1925; rehabilitated 1960; replaced 1999
Built: 1925

Location: Parke County

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Red Covered Bridge 14-61-08x

Status: Destroyed by fire

Location: 39.626193,-87.250267

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Carries CR 75W over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 248.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR 75W west of Rosedale
History: Built 1880, damaged by arson in October 1969, later repaired, destroyed by arson on October 13, 1976
Built: 1880

Location: Parke County

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All that remains.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Photo courtesy of Jim Watson

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Photo taken by Robert Finnegan

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Bridgeton Covered Bridge 14-61-04 #2

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 39.649509,-87.176136

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Carries Pedestrian path over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: 2-span covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 267.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on a pedestrian path in Bridgeton
History: Built 2006, replacing the earlier 1868 covered bridge
Built: 2006

Location: Parke County

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Replacement bridge under construction

Photo taken by Tom Hall in August 2006

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Looking across creek where original bridge stood

Photo taken by Tom Hall in August 2006

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New bridge almost completed

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2006

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Portal

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2006

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Overview

This is the newly constructed bridge in place on the rebuilt abutments.

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2006

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2006

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by Jacob Hilt in December 2009

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Bridegton In, Parke County Festival last day 20 Oct -13

Photo taken by D Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo taken by Debra Searcy in October 2013

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 1993

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 1993

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo By Linda Daffron

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Bridgeton Covered Bridge

Picture taken in the early 1980's by Adrian Ross

Photo submitted by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Jeremy Ruble

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Photo taken by John Christeson in June 2019

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in October 2021

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Coal Creek Covered Bridge 14-61-30x

Status: Destroyed by arson

Location: 39.947690,-87.403810

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Carries CR1240N over Coal Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 192.9 Feet
Span Length: 159.1 Feet

Overview: Lost covered bridge over Coal Creek on CR1240N in Lodi
History: Built 1869, rebuilt 1898, rehabilitated 1977, destroyed by arson on June 28, 1992
Built: 1869

Location: Parke County

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Postcard

added by Robert Stephenson in April 2009

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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Catlin Covered Bridge 14-61-15

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 39.791650,-87.238250

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Carries Pedestrian path over Bill Diddle Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 72.0 Feet
Span Length: 54.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Bill Diddle Creek on a pedestrian path at Parke County Golf Course
History: Built 1907, relocated in 1961
Built: 1907

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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Photo taken by Brian McKee in July 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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The bridge before it was moved

Photo taken by George Aten

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Photo taken by Robert Finnegan

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Photo taken by George Aten

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in November 2019

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Leatherwood Station Covered Bridge 14-61-25

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 39.757627,-87.209341

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Carries Pedestrian trail over Williams Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 72.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Williams Creek on a pedestrian trail southeast of Rockville
History: Built 1899, rehabilitated in 1940, closed to traffic in 1979, moved from Williams Creek to Billie Creek in 1981
Built: 1899

Location: Parke County

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Southeast View Of Structure

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Southeast Portal Entrance

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South 3/4 View

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Portal Entrance Bracing Details

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General Inside View, Showing Upper Wind Bracing And Ties, Arch Rings And Truss Framing

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General View Beneath Structure, Showing Arch Rings And Lower Chords On Stone Abutment

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Arch Ring And Truss

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Splice In Lower Chord

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Detail View Of Truss, Lower Chord And Arch Ring Bearing On Stone Abutment

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Splice Of Arch Ring And Connection Of Diagonals To Verticals At Upper Chord

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Bolted Floor Beam Connection To Lower Chord

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Connections At Lower Chord: Diagonal To Vertical, Arch Ring And Lower Chord And Floor Beams And Verticals To Lower Chord

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Connection Of Lower Chord And Arch Rings (Note Kerfs In Arch)

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Detail View Of Truss, Lower Chord And Arch Ring Bearing On Stone Abutment

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Connection Of Vertical To Lower Chord (Note Kerfs In Members

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Leaatherwood Station Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2002

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Leatherwood Station Covered Bridge II

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Turkey Run Suspension Bridge

Status: Re-opened in October 2013.

Location: 39.889345,-87.199506

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Carries Pedestrian Path over Sugar Creek
Design: suspension/wire
Design Details: Wire suspension
Total Length: 202.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Wire suspension bridge over Sugar Creek on Pedestrian Path
History: Built 1918 after collaspe of the orginal bridge
Built: 1918

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in April 2004

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Suspension bridge, Trail 1, Turkey Run State Park, Indiana

Boston Public Library

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Turkey Run SP suspension bridge

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Rosedale Concrete Bowstring

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.610833,-87.132500

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Carries Rosedale Road over North Branch of Otter Creek
Design: girder/pony/curved
Design Details: Concrete curved chord through girder
Total Length: 56.1 Feet
Span Length: 49.5 Feet

Overview: Concrete girder bridge over North Branch of Otter Creek on Rosedale Road
History:
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Location: Parke County

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CR 700E Concrete Bowstring

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.614444,-87.106944

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Carries CR 700E over North Branch of Otter Creek
Design: girder/pony/curved
Design Details: Concrete curved chord through girder
Total Length: 44.6 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete girder bridge over North Branch of Otter Creek on CR 700E
History:
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Location: Parke County

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New Discovery Road Concrete Bowstring

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.744167,-87.206944

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Carries New Discovery Road over Williams Creek
Design: girder/pony/curved
Design Details: Concrete curved chord through girdre
Total Length: 54.8 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete girder bridge over Williams Creek on New Discovery Road
History:
Built:

Location: Parke County

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Roaring Creek Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.884167,-87.242222

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Carries Roaring Creek Road over Roaring Creek
Design: girder/pony/curved
Design Details: Concrete curved chord through girder
Total Length: 54.8 Feet
Span Length: 50.2 Feet

Overview: Concrete girder bridge over Roaring Creek on Roaring Creek Road
History: Built ca. 1925
Built: ca. 1925

Location: Parke County

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Perrin Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.709945,-87.238072

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Carries CR 400S over Sunderland Branch
Design: girder/pony/curved
Design Details: Concrete curved chord through girder
Total Length: 44.9 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete girder bridge over Sunderland Branch on CR 400S
History: Built ca. 1925
Built: ca. 1925

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in June 2020

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Little Raccoon Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.677442,-87.227057

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Carries CR 21 (Pipeline Road) over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: Pinned Whipple through truss
Total Length: 169.0 Feet
Span Length: 169.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR 21 (Pipeline Road)
History: Built in 1889 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced in 1991
Built: 1889

Location: Parke County

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Narrows Covered Bridge 14-61-36

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 39.890974,-87.185709

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Carries Old Narrows Road over Sugar Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 121.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Sugar Creek on Old Narrows Road at Turkey Run State Park
History: Built 1883, bypassed in 1966
Built: 1883

Location: Parke County

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Center of arch

Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2010

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South portal

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North Abutment

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2010

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Postcard

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Vintage postcard view

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Vintage postcard view

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Narrows Covered Bridge-look upstream

Gene Smania, 10-89

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Christmas in Indiana

Narrows Reflections

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in April 2004

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2014 rehabilitation

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2014 rehabilitation

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2014 rehabilitation

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2014 rehabilitation

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2014 rehabilitation

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2014 rehabilitation

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2014 rehabilitation

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 2002

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Photo By Linda Daffron, 2002

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Narrows Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2002

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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1909 Postcard view

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Jessup Covered Bridge

Status: Destroyed by storm

Location: 39.781169,-87.145202

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Carries County Road 100 North over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 155.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Burr Arch Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR 100 N.
History: Built 1910, moved in 1970, destroyed in 1989 when a large tree fell on it, breaking the arches. It collapsed into the creek, floated under the Sanatorium Covered Bridge, and finally stopped near the U.S. 36 Bridge
Built: 1910

Location: Parke County

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by John V. Pontiere, Jr.

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by Mitchell

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J.H. Russell Covered Bridge 14-61-39x

Status: Lost

Location: 39.894048,-87.235071

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Carries over Square Rock Branch Sugar Creek
Design: truss/through/queenpost
Design Details: Modified Queenpost through truss
Total Length: 42.4 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost covered bridge formerly over Square Rock Branch Sugar Creek
History: Built 1897, moved to Jordan and Woody Farm as a barn ca. 1970, torn down in 1983
Built: 1897

Location: Parke County

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Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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The bridge before it was moved

Photo taken by Floyd Mitchell

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Photo taken by Robert Finnegan

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1939 photo

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Narrows Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.891111,-87.185278

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Carries Narrows Road over Sugar Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 95.5 Feet
Span Length: 95.5 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Sugar Creek on Narrows Road
History: Built 1958
Built: 1958

Location: Parke County

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Narrows Bridge-look upstream

Gene Smania, 10-89

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Narrows Covered Bridge I

Night photograph of the Narrows Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Narrows Covered Bridge II

Night photograph of the Narrows Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Narrows Covered Bridge III

Night photograph of the Narrows Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Narrows Covered Bridge IV

Night photograph of the Narrows Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in June 2017

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Looks like something from "Chariots of the Gods"

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BO - Montezuma Bridge

Status: Renovated to accommodate pedestrian trail in 2018.

Location: 39.781659,-87.374301

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Carries Former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad over Wabash River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder with Warren through truss west approach from the original bridge
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Montezuma
History: Truss span built ca.1890's, girder spans built ca. 1920's
Built: ca.1890's

Location: Parke County

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East end

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East end

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East end

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East end

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North side

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North side

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North side zoom

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Northeast corner oblique

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Parke County Bridge #135

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.695000,-87.035833

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Carries Graves Road over Rocky Fork Creek
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 54.8 Feet
Span Length: 50.5 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Rocky Fork Creek on Graves Road
History:
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Location: Parke County

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Parke County Bridge #278

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.659722,-87.065000

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Carries CR 720S over Branch of Rocky Fork Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Reinforced concrete slab
Total Length: 25.3 Feet
Span Length: 22.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Branch of Rocky Fork Creek on CR 720S
History: Built 1941
Built: 1941

Location: Parke County

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Parke County Bridge #208

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.918889,-87.306111

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Carries CR 1050N over East Fork of Rush Creek
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 34.8 Feet
Span Length: 28.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over East Fork of Rush Creek on CR 1050N
History: Built 1910
Built: 1910

Location: Parke County

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Perrin Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.695245,-87.233819

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Carries CR 500S over Sunderland Branch
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 44.9 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Sunderland Branch on CR 500S
History: Built 1921
Built: 1921

Location: Parke County

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Parke County Bridge #248

Status: Open to traffic but has a pending status
Slated for demolition and replacement.

Location: 39.606700,-87.012950

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Carries CR 1200E over CSX Transportation
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Continuous reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 137.8 Feet
Span Length: 31.2 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over CSX Transportation on CR 1200E
History: Built 1907
Built: 1907

Location: Parke County

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Adams Covered Bridge 14-61-23

Status: Destroyed by flood

Location: 39.781171,-87.145028

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Carries CR100N over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr Arch-truss
Total Length: 154.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR100N east of Nyesville
History: Built 1907, destroyed by flood in 1969
Built: 1907

Location: Parke County

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Vintage postcard view

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Adams Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.766111,-87.170000

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Carries Adams Road over Sand Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Reinforced concrete slab
Total Length: 22.0 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Sand Creek on Adams Road
History: Built 1920
Built: 1920

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Dusty? Hell yeah!

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Big Raccoon Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.759167,-87.350833

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Carries CR 600W over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Continuous steel beam
Total Length: 195.2 Feet
Span Length: 71.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR 600W
History: Built 1939
Built: 1939

Location: Parke County

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Crawford Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.792509,-87.374891

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Carries Crawford Street over Wabash River
Design: truss/through/pennsylvania
Design Details: Iron pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Crawford Street at Montezuma
History: Built 1892, partially collapsed and repaired in 1941, bypassed in 1949, removed in 1951.
Built: 1892

Location: Parke County

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During the flood of 1913

There are some men and small boats out to check the bridge for safety. The sign over the entrance to the bridge warns of a $5.00 fine for those who cross the bridge at greater than a walk.

Photo taken in March 1913

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Postcard of this and the new bridge

Circa 1951

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Postcard

Circa 1908

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Crawford Street Bridge

The Daily Clintonian: January 29 1941

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Crawford Street Bridge

The Daily Clintonian: January 29 1941

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Crawford Street Bridge

The Daily Clintonian: January 29 1941

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Crawford Street Bridge

The Star Press: January 31 1941

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Crawford Street Bridge

The Daily Clintonian: March 7 1941

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Crawford Street Bridge

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Crawford Street Bridge

The Daily Clintonian: May 27 1941

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Old Bridgeton Covered Bridge 14-61-04x

Status: Destroyed by fire

Location: 39.649636,-87.176262

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Carries CR780S over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: 2-span covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 245.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR780S in Bridgeton
History: Built 1868, rehabilitated in 1940, bypassed in 1967, closed to traffic in 1968, arsoned on April 29, 2005, replica bridge built in September 2006
Built: 1868

Location: Parke County

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193318

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Photo taken by Jim Miller in October 1982

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Original bridge

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in June 1987

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Original bridge

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in June 1987

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in February 2004

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in February 2004

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Old Bridgeton Covered Bridge

1900 view

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Big Rocky Fork Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.662778,-87.080556

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Carries CR720S over Rocky Fork Creek
Design: other
Design Details: Two Soo Line RR flat cars braced together with a poured concrete deck
Total Length: 85.0 Feet
Span Length: 74.8 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Rocky Fork Creek on CR720S
History: Built 1987 out of 2 railroad flat cars
Built: 1987

Location: Parke County

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235327

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Wheel Truck Attachment Point

Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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View Next to Rocky Fork Bridge

Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Big Rocky Fork Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2004

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Big Rocky Fork Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 2004

Photo taken by Linda Daffron

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Big Rocky Fork Covered Bridge

Picture taken in 1987

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Williams Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.724607,-87.205324

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Carries Bridgeton Rd over Williams Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 88.9 Feet
Span Length: 32.2 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Williams Creek on Bridgeton Rd
History: Built 1956
Built: 1956

Location: Parke County

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235355

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Williams Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.729330,-87.207723

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Carries Bridgeton Rd over Williams Creek
Design: beam/stringer
Design Details: Stringer
Total Length: 59.1 Feet
Span Length: 28.5 Feet

Overview: Stringer bridge over Williams Creek on Bridgeton Rd
History: Built 1940
Built: 1940

Location: Parke County

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235359

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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PRR - Bridgeton Road Bridge

Status: No longer exists, only the abutments remain

Location: 39.760631,-87.223571

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Carries Former Pennsylvania RR over Bridgeton Rd
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Bridgeton Rd on Former Pennsylvania RR in Rockville
History:
Built:

Location: Parke County

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235371

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Williams Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.741848,-87.207778

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Carries Bridgeton Rd over Williams Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 50.9 Feet
Span Length: 44.3 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Williams Creek on Bridgeton Rd
History: Built 1945
Built: 1945

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Williams Creek Trib Bridge

Status: Open

Location: 39.739774,-87.207778

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Carries Bridgeton Rd over Williams Creek Trib
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 10.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Williams Creek Trib on Bridgeton Rd
History: Built 1940
Built: 1940

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2012

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Branch Little Raccoon Cr Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.692850,-87.181336

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Carries Cr 500s over Branch Little Raccoon Cr
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Deck arch
Total Length: 35.1 Feet
Span Length: 20.3 Feet

Overview: Deck arch bridge over Branch Little Raccoon Cr on Cr 500s
History: Built 1997
Built: 1997

Location: Parke County

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Leatherwood Creek Bridge CR 110 W

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.818370,-87.257042

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Carries CR 110 W over Leatherwood Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 63.0 Feet
Span Length: 63.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Leatherwood Creek on CR 110 W
History: Built ca. 1920; Replaced 1986
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Parke County

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375240

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Leatherwood Creek Bridge Broadway Street

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.828119,-87.248547

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Carries Broadway Street over Leatherwood Creek
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 69.0 Feet
Span Length: 69.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Leatherwood Creek on Broadway Street
History: Built ca. 1915
Built: ca. 1915

Location: Parke County

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375242

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

375241

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Hollandsburg Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.757937,-87.056940

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Carries Rockville Road (US 36) over Big Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on Rockville Road (US 36)
History:
Built:

Location: Parke County

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Indiana Historical Society

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Roaring Creek Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.871799,-87.234283

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Carries Route 41 over Roaring Creek
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Roaring Creek on Route 41
History:
Built:

Location: Parke County

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446014

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1912 Jesse Brown photo

Indiana Historical Society

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Moore Covered Bridge

Status: Destroyed by flooding

Location: 39.816376,-87.045056

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Carries County Road 350 North over South Fork Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 81.0 Feet
Span Length: 65.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over South Fork Little Raccoon Creek on County Road 350 North
History: Built in 1909 by J.A. Britton; destroyed by flooding in 1957
Built: 1909

Location: Parke County

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Indiana Historical Society

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Howard Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.759998,-87.167282

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Carries Rockville Road (US 36) over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on Rockville Road (US 36)
History: Built in 1859 by Henry Wolf; rebuilt in 1909 by J.A. Britton; replaced in 1931 with a metal truss bridge.
Built: 1859

Location: Parke County

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1931 Robert Yule photo

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Little Raccoon Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.857189,-87.096528

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Carries Saddle Club Rd over Little Raccoon Creek
Design: beam/stringer
Design Details: Stringer
Total Length: 67.6 Feet
Span Length: 31.5 Feet

Overview: Stringer bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on Saddle Club Rd
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Parke County

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

481515

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in September 2020


Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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