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Dills Covered Bridge

Photos 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445049

Map 

Description 

A windstorm blew off the roof in the early 1960's and it was replaced sometime after that.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Smith through truss bridge over St Joseph River on 64th Road
Location
De Kalb County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1869
Builder
- John McKay
Design
Smith through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 154.0 ft.
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Also called
Webster's Mill Covered Bridge
St Joe Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.29794, -84.90006   (decimal degrees)
41°17'53" N, 84°54'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/675815/4573959 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84782 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 25, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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