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Putnamville Covered Bridge

Photos 

1938 W.H. Spindler photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446012

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Deer Creek on State Route 243
Location
Putnam County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 137.0 ft.
Total length: 149.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
The Red Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56806, -86.86709   (decimal degrees)
39°34'05" N, 86°52'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/511416/4379826 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2019: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • April 2, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 2, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com