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Bowling Green Covered Bridge

Photos 

1933 photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445957

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Eel River on State Route 46
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1870 by Muehler & Notter; replaced with a steel truss bridge in 1933
Builder
- Muehler & Notter
Design
Burr arch-truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.38410, -87.02066   (decimal degrees)
39°23'03" N, 87°01'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/498220/4359402 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84852 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,800)
Built 1870 (126)
Built during 1870s (979)
Burr arch-truss (334)
Clay County, Indiana (72)
Covered (1,520)
Indiana (4,596)
Lost (21,303)
Lost 1933 (38)
Lost during 1930s (463)
Muehler & Notter (4)
Replaced by new bridge (14,052)
Through truss (13,852)
Truss (30,952)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 31, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com