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Wilkins Mill Covered Bridge 14-61-35

Photos 

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Photo taken Oct. 2005 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102937

Map 

Video 

Wilkins Mill Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Sugar Mill Creek on CR110E
Location
Parke County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906, rehabilitated 1977
Builder
- W.M. Hendricks
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 122.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89836, -87.23303   (decimal degrees)
39°53'54" N, 87°13'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/480079/4416502 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wallace
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
68
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6100172 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-61-35 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000415 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 34 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1906 (624)
Built during 1900s (7,253)
Burr arch-truss (361)
Covered (1,666)
Functionally obsolete (6,366)
Indiana (4,933)
NR-listed (2,961)
One-lane traffic (7,613)
Open (39,979)
Owned by county (20,849)
Parke County, Indiana (93)
Select (530)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,409)
Through truss (15,178)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,189)
Truss (32,958)
W.M. Hendricks (2)
Wooden deck (6,073)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2021: New video from Mike Daffron
  • September 13, 2020: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 6, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • May 27, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • May 19, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger
  • January 7, 2009: New photos from Sean Flynn
  • November 13, 2006: Posted photo from Tom Hall

Sources 

  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Sean Flynn
  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Wikipedia
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Wilkins Mill Covered Bridge
Posted June 21, 2010, by Steve Suiter (sjsuiter [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Discovered this beauty while driving down Cox Ford RD. Didn't realize it was here, thought Cox Ford was the only covered bridge on the road.