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Connersville Covered Bridge 14-21-02x

Photo 

Historic photo

BH Photo #223251

Map 

Description 

This one had the rounded ceilings like the one in Shelbyville and the Kennedy family considered it to be the best bridge they ever built.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Whitewater River on E 5th St
Location
Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1887 by E.L. Kennedy and replaced around 1935.
Builder
- E.L. Kennedy
Design
Village style Burr arch truss
Dimensions
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63902, -85.13016   (decimal degrees)
39°38'20" N, 85°07'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/660451/4389364 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Connersville
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-21-02x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 50903 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2012: Added by Tony Dillon

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