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Old Bridgeton Covered Bridge 14-61-04x

Photos 

Photo taken by Jim Miller in October 1982

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BH Photo #193318

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR780S in Bridgeton
Location
Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1868, rehabilitated in 1940, bypassed in 1967, closed to traffic in 1968, arsoned on April 29, 2005, replica bridge built in September 2006
Builder
- Joseph J. Daniels
Design
2-span covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 245.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64964, -87.17626   (decimal degrees)
39°38'59" N, 87°10'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/484877/4388886 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Catlin
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78000386 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 14-61-04x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 48028 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • May 4, 2014: New photos from Roger Deschner
  • February 5, 2011: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

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Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Andrew Raker