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Milltown Covered Bridge

Photo 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445956

Map 

Description 

The bridge was replaced in 1913 (Lost in the flood perhaps?) with 3 pony trusses of varying heights on the same stone substructure.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Blue River on Main Street
Location
Crawford County, Indiana, and Harrison County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1862
Design
Described as a "Simple Truss" built by local builders
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34045, -86.27312   (decimal degrees)
38°20'26" N, 86°16'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/563522/4243840 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84851 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,854)
Built 1862 (34)
Built during 1860s (451)
Covered (1,522)
Crawford County, Indiana (31)
Harrison County, Indiana (42)
Indiana (4,613)
Lost (22,107)
Lost 1913 (92)
Lost during 1910s (428)
Replaced by new bridge (14,758)
Through truss (13,956)
Truss (31,118)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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