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Darlington Covered Bridge 14-54-01

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Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

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Facts 

Overview
Two-span covered bridge over Sugar Creek on CR 500 North, west of Darlington
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1868
Builders
- Joseph Kress
- Richard Epperson
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 169.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 28, 1990
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.10810, -86.79396   (decimal degrees)
40°06'29" N, 86°47'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/517559/4439775 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Darlington
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-54-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 90001782 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2016: New photos from Brent Tindall
  • January 25, 2015: Updated by Will Truax: Added Smith Co. and named local contractors garnered from National Register papers
  • May 19, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • October 14, 2008: New photos from Tom Hall
  • October 23, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

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