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Solitude Covered Bridge

Photos 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445124

Description 

One of at least three covered bridges built in Posey County by W.T. Washer in 1867.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Creek on Upper New Harmony Road (Now SR 69)
Location
Posey County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1867 by W. T. Washer; condemned and replaced in 1926
Builder
- William T. Washer
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Also called
G. Ford Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.01323, -87.89959   (decimal degrees)
38°00'48" N, 87°53'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/421031/4207664 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84811 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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

Comments 

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

Found an alternate name listed as G. Ford Covered Bridge

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

Found some more old photos of this bridge as well.