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Church Covered Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken July 2, 1947-Covered Bridges on the Byways of Indiana

Photo taken by Bryan Ketcham

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BH Photo #491064

Map 

Description 

Not much is known about bridge other than itís mention in Ketchamís book

Facts 

Overview
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Bean Blossom Creek
Location
Monroe County, Indiana
Status
Lost Bridge near Bridge Church of Christ
History
Mentioned in Brian Ketcham's 1949 copy, Covered Bridges on the Byways of Indiana, Built 1876
Design
Smith through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Church Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.24121, -97.70455   (decimal degrees)
35°14'28" N, 97°42'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/617867/3900561 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,566)
Built 1876 (111)
Built during 1870s (1,110)
Covered (1,648)
Indiana (4,918)
Lost (24,733)
Monroe County, Indiana (72)
Owned by county (20,783)
Smith truss (44)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,395)
Through truss (15,062)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,169)
Truss (32,784)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2021: New photos from Garrett DiDomizio

Sources 

  • Garrett DiDomizio - garrettdidomizio [at] gmail [dot] com