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Big Rocky Fork Covered Bridge 14-61-01

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Overview

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2005

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Overview
Covered bridge over Big Rocky Fork Creek on CR720S
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1900, bypassed in 1988
Builder
- Joseph J. Daniels
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.0 ft.
Total length: 88.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Also called
Murphy Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66288, -87.08070   (decimal degrees)
39°39'46" N, 87°04'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/493077/4390344 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mansfield
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78000383 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 14-61-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 36759 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photo from Andrew Raker
  • July 17, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 30, 2011: New photo from Will
  • May 19, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • April 10, 2010: New Street View added by Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • January 19, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • May 16, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: NRHP info, Alternate name and GPS
  • January 6, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • June 27, 2008: Added by Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker