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Carmi Covered Bridge (Oldest)

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Carmi Covered Bridge

Public Domain. Published 1966 without a copyright notice.

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BH Photo #438756

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Wabash River
Location
Carmi, White County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
First bridge across the Little Wabash River in Carmi. Completed in 1841.
Builder
- Benjamin M St. John
Design
Burr arch-truss
Also called
Carmi Bridge (Oldest)
Inventory number
BH 43517 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 16, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 11, 2018: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 19, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

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