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Perkinsville Covered Bridges

Photos 

North span nearing collapse after tornado damage

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445126

Map 

Description 

Apparently aided by an island in the middle of the river, the Kennedy's built two 100-foot long Burr truss bridges to span from North to South.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over White River on Elwood-Lapel Road
Location
Madison County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1874 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons
Builder
- A.M. Kennedy & Sons
Design
(2) 100ft Burr arch-truss bridges
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14262, -85.85811   (decimal degrees)
40°08'33" N, 85°51'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/597269/4444211 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 27, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 26, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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