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Balltown Covered Bridge

Photo 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445065

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Laughery Creek on State Road 229
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1880 by Thomas Hardman; replaced in 1948
Builder
- Thomas A. Hardman
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 76.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24542, -85.24778   (decimal degrees)
39°14'44" N, 85°14'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/651206/4345474 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84791 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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