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Millikan Covered Bridge

Photos 

McMillan Bridge

old postcard

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

BH Photo #489379

Map 

Description 

Two men were convicted of burning this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Smith truss covered Bridge over Beanblossom Creek on Maple Grove Road.
Location
Monroe County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by arson fire
History
Built 1871; Destroyed by Arson June 29, 1976
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Smith through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 115.0 ft.
Total length: 115.0 ft.
Also called
McMillan Covered Bridge
Milligan Covered Bridge
Stine Covered Bridge
Williams Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26631, -86.56900   (decimal degrees)
39°15'59" N, 86°34'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/537180/4346418 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92023 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2021: New photo from Garrett DiDomizio
  • January 25, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added and fixed stuff, Millikan was believed to have been the original "historic" name.
  • January 25, 2021: Added by Mike Daffron
  • January 24, 2021: New photo from Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Garrett DiDomizio - garrettdidomizio [at] gmail [dot] com