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Worthington Covered Bridge

Photos 

Eel River 1

Photo courtesy Worthington library

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BH Photo #451839

Map 

Description 

The abutments are visible on the south side of the river bank.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr Arch Covered Bridge over the Eel River on 3rd Street.
Location
Greene County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1883 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; Removed 1929
Builder
- A.M. Kennedy & Sons
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Also called
Point Commerce Covered Bridge
Eel River Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.12296, -86.96860   (decimal degrees)
39°07'23" N, 86°58'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/502714/4330421 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85846 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,631)
A.M. Kennedy & Sons (27)
Built 1883 (160)
Built during 1880s (2,011)
Burr arch-truss (361)
Covered (1,670)
Greene County, Indiana (88)
Indiana (4,934)
Lost (25,016)
Lost 1929 (61)
Lost during 1920s (492)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,236)
Through truss (15,201)
Truss (32,990)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • December 22, 2019: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • July 7, 2019: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com