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Wingate Covered Bridge

Photos 

ca. 1936 photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446462

Map 

Description 

Was constructed by Isaac Meharry on his property. The Meharry Cemetery remains today near the site of the current bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over North Fork Coal Creek on State Road 25
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1886 by Isaac Meharry; replaced in 1937
Builder
- Isaac Meharry
Design
Howe through truss
Also called
Meharry Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.20270, -87.07348   (decimal degrees)
40°12'10" N, 87°04'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/493746/4450257 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,877)
Built 1886 (180)
Built during 1880s (1,833)
Covered (1,523)
Howe through truss (420)
Howe truss (515)
Indiana (4,625)
Isaac Meharry (1)
Lost (22,226)
Lost 1937 (30)
Lost during 1930s (478)
Montgomery County, Indiana (85)
Replaced by new bridge (14,827)
Through truss (14,019)
Truss (31,207)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 26, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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