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Mud Creek Covered Bridge

Photo 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445919

Description 

Some sources say this bridge was built by A.M. Kennedy & Sons, but I'm very skepticle of it. It looks more like some of the other spans that were built by the J.D. Torr Company of Indianapolis.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Mud Creek on Fall Creek Road
Location
Marion County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1882
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.87808, -86.02292   (decimal degrees)
39°52'41" N, 86°01'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/583552/4414682 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84833 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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