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Bowling Green Covered Bridge

Photos 

1933 photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445957

Description 

Total contract price was $12,000

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Eel River on State Route 46
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1870; replaced with a steel truss bridge in 1933
Builders
- Muehler & Notter (Substructure)
- Rarick & Black (Superstructure)
Design
Burr arch-truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.38410, -87.02066   (decimal degrees)
39°23'03" N, 87°01'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/498220/4359402 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84852 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,628)
Built 1868 (116)
Built during 1860s (620)
Burr arch-truss (608)
Clay County, Indiana (78)
Covered (2,264)
Indiana (5,110)
Lost (29,036)
Lost 1933 (78)
Lost during 1930s (934)
Muehler & Notter (4)
Rarick & Black (1)
Replaced by new bridge (19,738)
Through truss (17,174)
Truss (35,919)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2020: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • June 29, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 31, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com