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Sperry Mill Covered Bridge

Photo 

1927 L.C. Yapp photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446166

Map 

Description 

Credited to Chillion Johnson, but I have seen other photos that show it to closely resemble a Henry Wolf built bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Lafayette Avenue
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1840 by Chillion Johnson; replaced in 1928
Builder
- Chillion Johnson
Design
2-lane, Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05034, -86.90678   (decimal degrees)
40°03'01" N, 86°54'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/507951/4433348 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84923 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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