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Roseman Covered Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds in June 2010

Enlarge

BH Photo #188632

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Middle River next to CR G47
Location
Madison County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1883; rehabilitated 1992
Builder
- H.P. Jones & G.K. Foster of Winterset, Iowa
Design
Covered Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 225.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 1, 1976
Also called
Oak Grove Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.29281, -94.14976   (decimal degrees)
41°17'34" N, 94°08'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/403731/4571900 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pitzer
Inventory numbers
WGCB 15-61-07 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 76000792 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
IA 233430 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13975 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • January 30, 2018: New photos from Kevin Skow
  • August 19, 2015: New photo from Kevin Skow
  • January 27, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder from HAER
  • February 22, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • December 21, 2011: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 20, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • November 26, 2010: New photo from Ruth Reynolds
  • January 18, 2010: New photos from Jason Smith
  • March 18, 2008: New photos from Jason Smith
  • February 27, 2008: New photos from Ruth Reynolds

Sources 

  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • HAER IA-95 - Roseman Bridge
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke
  • Kevin Skow - weatherbum [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Richard Doody