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Red Covered Bridge 14-61-08x

Photos 

All that remains.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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BH Photo #136160

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR 75W west of Rosedale
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1880, damaged by arson in October 1969, later repaired, destroyed by arson on October 13, 1976
Builder
- Joseph J. Daniels
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 248.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62619, -87.25027   (decimal degrees)
39°37'34" N, 87°15'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/478521/4386299 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mecca
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-61-08x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 41894 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2011: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • July 9, 2010: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • May 19, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • May 6, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson
  • March 29, 2009: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

Comments 

Red Covered Bridge
Posted September 28, 2013, by Carla (gcfrazier55 [at] att [dot] net)

The arsonists were Michael Clouse, James Boyll and Richard Hedden. I work at the Rockville Public Library in Parke County, IN and looked it up. Thank you for responding.

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Red Covered Bridge
Posted September 27, 2013, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I believe it was a group of kids from Terre Haute

Red Covered Bridge
Posted September 27, 2013, by Carla (gcfrazier55 [at] att [dot] net)

Who burned down this bridge in 1976?