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Wilkins Mill Covered Bridge 14-61-35

Photos 

Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102937

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Sugar Mill Creek on CR110E
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906, rehabilitated 1977
Builder
- W.M. Hendricks
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 122.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89836, -87.23303   (decimal degrees)
39°53'54" N, 87°13'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/480079/4416502 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wallace
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
68
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100172 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-35 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000415 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 34 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1906 (570)
Built during 1900s (6,684)
Burr arch-truss (333)
Covered (1,514)
Functionally obsolete (7,562)
Indiana (4,546)
NR-listed (2,860)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Open (38,112)
Owned by county (19,532)
Parke County, Indiana (92)
Select (530)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,192)
Through truss (13,732)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,902)
Truss (30,727)
W.M. Hendricks (2)
Wooden deck (5,974)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • May 27, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • May 19, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • January 7, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • November 13, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Wikipedia
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Wilkins Mill Covered Bridge
Posted June 21, 2010, by Steve Suiter (sjsuiter [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Discovered this beauty while driving down Cox Ford RD. Didn't realize it was here, thought Cox Ford was the only covered bridge on the road.