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Cataract Falls Covered Bridge 14-60-01

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in May 2006

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Overview
Covered bridge over Mill Creek in Leiber State Recreation Area
Location
Owen County, Indiana
Status
Bypassed 1988; Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1876
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Smith type #4 through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 133.9 ft.
Total length: 140.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 27, 2005
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43333, -86.81306   (decimal degrees)
39°25'60" N, 86°48'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/516088/4364882 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cataract
Inventory numbers
NRHP 5000339 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
INNBI 6000029 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-60-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 39513 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • July 14, 2012: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • January 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: HAER data and Categories
  • September 7, 2009: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • April 5, 2009: New photos from Tom Hall
  • April 5, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Name, Overview, Status, Year built, Design and GPS
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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