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Lewisburg Covered Bridge

Photo 

Lewiisburg Covered Bridge

Photo courtesy of Miami Historical Society Photo

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BH Photo #538594

Description 

For information on the replacement bridge (Lewisburg Bridge) please see Bridgehunter #15899.

Some of this information may be from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Wabash River on Country Road 825 E
Location
Lewisburg, Cass County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by flooding and replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1868; Lost to flooding in 1913; Replaced with a new bridge in 1914
Also called
Lewisburg Bridge (Replacement Bridge)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74430, -86.21830   (decimal degrees)
40°44'39" N, 86°13'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/565995/4510666 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 100019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,406)
Built 1868 (132)
Built during 1860s (725)
Cass County, Indiana (103)
Covered (3,037)
Destroyed by flood (818)
Indiana (5,225)
Lewisburg, Indiana (1)
Lost (31,180)
Lost 1913 (226)
Lost during 1910s (802)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com