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Reelsville Covered Bridge 14-67-29x


Reelsville Covered Bridge

Replaced in 1929 after being heavily damaged by a truck.

Photo provided by Mary Lou Hazelrigg

BH Photo #241429


Lost Howe through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on CR 625W
Putnam County, Indiana
Heavily damaged in a 1929 truck collision.
Unknown except for it's demise in 1929
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55482, -86.96384   (decimal degrees)
39°33'17" N, 86°57'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/503106/4378348 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-67-29x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 53905 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


Covered (3,342)
Destroyed by collision (109)
Howe through truss (660)
Howe truss (807)
Indiana (5,237)
Lost (31,819)
Lost 1929 (108)
Lost during 1920s (903)
Putnam County, Indiana (105)
Through truss (19,037)
Truss (38,324)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • August 19, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • October 14, 2012: Added by Tony Dillon


  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com


Reelsville Covered Bridge 14-67-29x
Posted August 12, 2022, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Portals on pictures 2 and 3 are different.

Reelsville Covered Bridge 14-67-29x
Posted March 4, 2021, by William Bond (bond [at] ccrtc [dot] com)

The Reelsville covered bridge was destroyed by a runaway truck.

Reelsville Covered Bridge 14-67-29x
Posted January 20, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

No, the Clodfelter Bridge was over Big Raccoon Creek near the town of Morton and was lost in the flood of 1957.

Reelsville Covered Bridge 14-67-29x
Posted January 20, 2019, by Roy Kreutler (roykreutler14 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Was this bridge also known as the Clodfelter Covered Bridge. I believe it was built by J.A. Britton.

Reelsville Covered Bridge
Posted October 17, 2013, by Kathy doll (katadoll [at] hotmail,com)

It has been replaced by a concrete bridge that was also replaced again by another concrete bridge. its the bridge that crosses walnut creek heading into the main part of the town.Look up in the banner graphic reelsville bridge