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Cover Covered Bridge 14-90-01x

Photos 

BH Photo #178516

Map 

Description 

Talks were under way to preserve the bridge when an arsonist destroyed it.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Former County Road at or about 325 West
Location
Wells County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by fire on May 28, 1966
History
Named for nearby family, lost by Arson in late May 1966. 300 West bridge is nearby to the East, and probably why bridge was not replaced.
Builder
- Wheelock, McKay & Goshorn
Design
Covered Smith through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 207.0 ft.
Total length: 227.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.80373, -85.28435   (decimal degrees)
40°48'13" N, 85°17'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/644719/4518385 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Markle
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-90-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 46266 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • December 12, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type and builders
  • September 19, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com