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Barnard Covered Bridge

Photo 

1942 Alvin Holmes photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446015

Map 

Description 

Was referred to as "Danger's Bridge" after it slipped sideways on the Southern abutment during a storm in the 1940's.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on County Road 800 East
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built in 1899 by J.A. Watkins; lost in 1957
Builder
- J.A. Watkins
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83240, -86.70585   (decimal degrees)
39°49'57" N, 86°42'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/525170/4409197 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84883 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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