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Leo Covered Bridge

Photos 

93-Covered Bridge at Leo, Ind. Replaced

Pre 1923 postcard photo (Credited to a Mr. Pepe in 1902)

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BH Photo #491544

Map 

Description 

Featured some beautifully scalloped portals.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Grabill Road
Location
Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1878
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.22297, -85.00860   (decimal degrees)
41°13'23" N, 85°00'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/666918/4565421 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84892 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,628)
Allen County, Indiana (103)
Built 1878 (90)
Built during 1870s (1,123)
Covered (1,668)
Destroyed by flood (478)
Howe through truss (453)
Howe truss (565)
Indiana (4,933)
Lost (24,995)
Lost 1913 (110)
Lost during 1910s (504)
Through truss (15,191)
Truss (32,976)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2021: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • February 23, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • April 2, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com