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Doc Ellis Covered Bridge

Photo 

1912 photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446317

Map 

Description 

Appears to be a covered Warren truss. Not a common sight in Indiana but many were built in Ohio.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Mud Creek on Phlox Road (Now CR 1100 E)
Location
Howard County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1878
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 76.0 ft.
Also called
Phlox Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.41249, -85.91864   (decimal degrees)
40°24'45" N, 85°55'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/591747/4474102 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84789 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 25, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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