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Robert's Mill Covered Bridge

Photos 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445059

Map 

Description 

Removed due to the formation of Geist Reservoir.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Fall Creek on 79th Street
Location
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1881-2 by A. M. Kennedy & Sons, replaced in 1942 when Geist Reservoir was being created.
Builder
- A.M. Kennedy & Sons
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Also called
Robert's Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89816, -85.99105   (decimal degrees)
39°53'53" N, 85°59'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/586252/4416941 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 30, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 25, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • September 13, 2018: Added by Tony Dillon

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