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Thorpe Ford Bridge 14-61-07

Photos 

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2005

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BH Photo #125982

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on a pedestrian path branch of CR900S
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1912, bypassed in 1961
Builder
- Joseph A. Britton
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 181.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63709, -87.26613   (decimal degrees)
39°38'14" N, 87°15'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/477163/4387513 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mecca
Inventory number
BH 37619 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2018: New photos from Linda Daffron
  • May 27, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • October 10, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • November 9, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • May 19, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • March 26, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • October 14, 2008: Added by Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Linda Daffron