Old River Covered Bridge
View from the Northeast
1948 photo taken by Bryan Ketcham
BH Photo #475713
It's uncertain if this bridge was originally built for railroad use, but it's massive size suggests it may have been.
At some point it was necessary to add a 91ft wooden ramp to the West end.
- Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Fork White River on abandoned section of CR 100 South
- Greene County, Indiana
- Partially destroyed by flooding in 1957 and removed
- Built in 1883 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; heavily damaged by flooding in 1957 and removed.
- - A.M. Kennedy & Sons
- 2-span Burr arch-truss
Length of largest span: 185.0 ft.
Total length: 477.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.00880, -86.95501 (decimal degrees)
39°00'32" N, 86°57'18" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/503895/4317754 (zone/easting/northing)
- Inventory number
- BH 89896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- July 12, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
- July 8, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
- Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
- Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com