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Catlin Covered Bridge 14-61-15

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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BH Photo #147850

Map 

Brief history 

Written by Robert Stephenson

Catlin bridge was originally located on the north side of Catlin on Rockville Rosedale road over Sunderland creek. Relocated in 1961 to cross Bill Diddle creek in the Parke county golf course, 2 miles north of Rockville near US highway 41.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Bill Diddle Creek on a pedestrian path at Parke County Golf Course
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1907, relocated in 1961
Builder
- Clark McDaniel
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.0 ft.
Total length: 72.0 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
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.79165, -87.23825   (decimal degrees)
39°47'30" N, 87°14'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/479601/4404659 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockville
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78000387 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 42266 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2010: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • May 12, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • October 18, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee
  • April 8, 2009: Essay added by Robert Stephenson

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