Harshbarger Covered Bridge
Indiana Historical Society
BH Photo #445944
This bridge was an anomoly for J.J. Daniels as he rarely built a Howe truss structure. Ewing Bridge is the only other example that comes to mind. Even two early covered railroad spans in Parke County featured his preferred Burr Arch truss. The arches on this span were reportedly added later.
- Lost Howe through truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on County Road 1200 South
- Putnam County, Indiana, and Montgomery County, Indiana
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built in 1900 by J.J. Daniels; replaced in 1967
- - J.J. Daniels
- Howe through truss with arches
Length of largest span: 152.0 ft.
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.86555, -86.85948 (decimal degrees)
39°51'56" N, 86°51'34" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/512017/4412844 (zone/easting/northing)
- Inventory number
- BH 84847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- March 31, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon