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Upper Blue Creek Covered Bridge

Photos 

1940 A.B. Calvert photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445923

Map 

Description 

I always felt that this and the Lower Blue Covered Bridge had their names backwards. This one was further from Brookville and "Lower" on down the creek.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blue Creek on Blue Creek Road
Location
Franklin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1893
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 117.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.37320, -85.04125   (decimal degrees)
39°22'24" N, 85°02'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/668723/4360021 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84835 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 30, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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