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Dayton Covered Bridge (1863)

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Dayton Covered Bridge

Pre 1916 photo (Tippecanoe County Historical Assn)

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BH Photo #492816

Street View 

Description 

Featured an unusual rounded roof.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over South Fork Wildcat Creek on Lafayette to New Castle Road.
Location
Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1863; replaced 1916
Builder
- Hiram L. Kilburn (Possible builder)
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.
Also called
Dishpot Ford Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.37498, -86.75247   (decimal degrees)
40°22'30" N, 86°45'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/521012/4469406 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92383 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2022: New Street View added by Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • March 12, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources 

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