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Grafton Covered Bridge

Photos 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445057

Description 

One of three covered bridges built by Washer in Posey County in 1867. All three were reportedly condemned and replaced in 1926.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Creek on Lower New Harmony Road
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1867 by W. T. Washer; replaced in 1926
Builder
- William T. Washer
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 140.0 ft.
Also called
Lower New Harmony Road-Big Creek Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.00104, -87.95461   (decimal degrees)
38°00'04" N, 87°57'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/416188/4206359 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84786 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2021: New photo from Garrett DiDomizio
  • January 27, 2021: New photos from Grant DiDomizio
  • March 25, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Grant DiDomizio - grantdidomizio [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Garrett DiDomizio - garrettdidomizio [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Grafton Covered Bridge
Posted March 23, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I've done it myself a few times Garrett!

Grafton Covered Bridge
Posted March 23, 2021, by Garrett DiDomizio (garrettdidomizio [at] gmail [dot] com)

Thanks! Sorry, I was adding them all at once, mustíve gotten mixed in

Grafton Covered Bridge
Posted March 23, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Pic #9 is of Gresham and is already shown on that page...

https://bridgehunter.com/in/posey/bh84830/

Grafton Covered Bridge
Posted March 23, 2021, by Garrett DiDomizio (garrettdidomizio [at] gmail [dot] com)

Found a cool picture of the bridge from 1926!