3 votes

Oakalla Covered Bridge 14-67-10


Oblique view

Photo taken May 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #102966



Oakalla Covered Bridge

video by Mike Daffron


Covered bridge over Big Walnut Creek on CR 375W
Putnam County, Indiana
Open to traffic
Built 1898
- Joseph J. Daniels
Covered Burr arch-truss
Length of largest span: 162.0 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.7 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Shoppell Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62627, -86.91687   (decimal degrees)
39°37'35" N, 86°55'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/507134/4386281 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton Falls
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700107 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-67-10 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 16948 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 13.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2021: New photos from James McCray
  • April 5, 2020: New video from Mike Daffron
  • July 30, 2019: New video from Mike Daffron
  • June 28, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • July 28, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • June 22, 2018: New photos from Linda Daffron
  • June 14, 2017: New photos from Tom Phelan
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • September 16, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Adj. coordinates
  • September 2, 2010: New photos from Jim Grey
  • January 19, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • September 24, 2009: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • October 23, 2006: Posted photos from Tom Hall


  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jim Grey - mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Andrew Raker
  • Tom Phelan - thomasp335 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Linda Daffron
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com


Oakalla Covered Bridge
Posted September 3, 2010, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

Anthony, you're right, that pier was from the Dunbar bridge. I deleted the photo.

Oakalla Covered Bridge
Posted September 2, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Picture #15 appears to be of the Dunbar Bridge, as the Oakalla Bridge is a single span and has no pier.