Rating:
No votes cast

Dublin Covered Bridge

Photo 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446248

Map 

Description 

This was the first covered bridge to be completed on the National Road in Indiana.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Symon's Creek on National Road (US 40)
Location
Henry County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1834
Design
Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.81145, -85.22776   (decimal degrees)
39°48'41" N, 85°13'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/651697/4408332 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84933 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,886)
Built 1834 (15)
Built during 1830s (176)
Covered (1,523)
Henry County, Indiana (66)
Indiana (4,625)
Lost (22,271)
Lost 1922 (52)
Lost during 1920s (376)
Queenpost truss (237)
Replaced by new bridge (14,859)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Through truss (14,046)
Truss (31,237)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources