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Howard Covered Bridge

Photo 

1931 Robert Yule photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446197

Map 

Description 

Unique for it's rounded barn-like portals.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on Rockville Road (US 36)
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1859 by Henry Wolf; rebuilt in 1909 by J.A. Britton; replaced in 1931 with a metal truss bridge.
Builders
- Henry Wolf (1859 Build)
- Joseph A. Britton (1909 Rebuild)
Design
Burr arch-truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76000, -87.16728   (decimal degrees)
39°45'36" N, 87°10'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/485670/4401133 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84924 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,901)
Built 1859 (23)
Built during 1850s (372)
Burr arch-truss (335)
Covered (1,524)
Henry Wolf (8)
Indiana (4,623)
Joseph A. Britton (17)
Lost (22,379)
Lost 1931 (47)
Lost during 1930s (486)
Parke County, Indiana (92)
Replaced by new bridge (14,946)
Through truss (14,075)
Truss (31,263)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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