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Murphy Covered Bridge

Photo 

ca. 1910 postcard view

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BH Photo #472864

Description 

Nothing is known about this bridge except it would have been located where the current Murphy steel Parker truss bridge now stands.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Salamonie River on County Road 800 South
Location
Huntington County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1928
Also called
Murphey Covered Bridge
Salamonie River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.71268, -85.45385   (decimal degrees)
40°42'46" N, 85°27'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/630599/4508011 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89443 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Covered (1,983)
Huntington County, Indiana (49)
Indiana (5,098)
Lost (28,541)
Lost 1928 (70)
Lost during 1920s (642)
Owned by county (21,613)
Replaced by new bridge (19,414)

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon

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