Ramp Creek Covered Bridge (Original Location)
Indiana Historical Society
BH Photo #446157
In 1932 after this bridge had been bypassed with a new pony truss span, it was scheduled to be dismantled. Richard Lieber, now considered to be the "Father of Indiana's State Park system", successfully had it relocated to Indiana's first state park in Brown County.
- Burr arch-truss bridge over Ramp Creek on Highway 231
- Putnam County, Indiana
- Relocated to Brown County and still in use on a state park road.
- Built in 1838 by Henry Wolf; relocated to Brown County State Park in 1932
- - Henry Wolf
- Burr arch-truss
Length of largest span: 96.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.80153, -86.89662 (decimal degrees)
39°48'05" N, 86°53'48" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/508850/4405734 (zone/easting/northing)
- Inventory number
- BH 84919 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- April 6, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon