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Bowling Green Covered Bridge

Photos 

1933 photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445957

Map 

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 by Muehler & Notter; replaced with a steel truss bridge in 1933
Builder
- Muehler & Notter
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 (6,854)
Built 1870 (126)
Built during 1870s (990)
Burr arch-truss (335)
Clay County, Indiana (74)
Covered (1,522)
Indiana (4,613)
Lost (22,107)
Lost 1933 (39)
Lost during 1930s (471)
Muehler & Notter (4)
Replaced by new bridge (14,758)
Through truss (13,956)
Truss (31,118)

Update Log 

  • 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