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8th Street Covered Bridge

Photo 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445121

Map 

Description 

Location is approximate

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Flatrock River on 8th Street (Old Indianapolis Road)
Location
Bartholomew County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists-Current bridge connects 11th Street to the Old Indianapolis Road
History
Built in 1849; removed in 1926
Builders
- Adam Keller
- Samuel & Levi Hege
Design
Howe through truss
Also called
Indianapolis Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20906, -85.92919   (decimal degrees)
39°12'33" N, 85°55'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/592450/4340523 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84805 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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