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Jessup Covered Bridge 14-61-06x

Photos 

Vintage postcard scan.

Photo by John V. Pontiere, Jr.

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BH Photo #165856

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek
Location
Nyesville, Parke County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by storm
History
Built 1910, moved in 1970, destroyed in 1989 when a large tree fell on it, breaking the arches. It collapsed into the creek, floated under the Sanatorium Covered Bridge, and finally stopped near the U.S. 36 Bridge
Builder
- J.P. Van Fossen
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Also called
Adams Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66387, -87.25637   (decimal degrees)
39°39'50" N, 87°15'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/478009/4390482 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mecca
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-61-06x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 45299 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coords
  • May 22, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • May 19, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger