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Houlton Covered Bridge 14-17-04x

Photos 

Vintage postcard view

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BH Photo #185485

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Fish Creek on County Road 4A
Location
Butler, De Kalb County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built in 1884; destroyed by fire in 1963
Builder
- George Woerntz & Son
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 117.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Fish Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51716, -84.87025   (decimal degrees)
41°31'02" N, 84°52'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/677712/4598359 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Edon
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-17-04x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 46844 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • December 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added location of this lost span
  • November 9, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com