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J.H. Russell Covered Bridge 14-61-39x

Photos 

Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

Enlarge

BH Photo #165857

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge formerly over Square Rock Branch Sugar Creek
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Lost
History
Built 1897, moved to Jordan and Woody Farm as a barn ca. 1970, torn down in 1983
Builders
- George Weaver
- Pearly Weaver
Design
Modified Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 42.4 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Jordan Farm Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89405, -87.23507   (decimal degrees)
39°53'39" N, 87°14'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/479903/4416024 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wallace
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-61-39x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 45300 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,497)
Built 1897 (204)
Built during 1890s (2,611)
Covered (1,405)
Formerly NR-listed (125)
George Weaver (2)
Indiana (4,295)
Lost (20,117)
Lost 1983 (82)
Lost during 1980s (1,102)
Parke County, Indiana (86)
Pearly Weaver (1)
Queenpost truss (227)
Through truss (13,297)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,310)
Truss (30,078)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2010: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • July 8, 2010: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • May 19, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Jacob P. Bernard