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Ferree Covered Bridge

Photos 

Vintage postcard scan.

Scan by Bill Eichelberger

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BH Photo #165865

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Flatrock River on Base Road
Location
Rush County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Arsoned on February 13, 1989
Builder
- A.M. Kennedy & Sons
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 87.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.51624, -85.44294   (decimal degrees)
39°30'58" N, 85°26'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/633846/4375224 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milroy
Inventory numbers
WGCB 14-70-06x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 45303 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,443)
A.M. Kennedy & Sons (27)
Arsoned (29)
Built 1873 (92)
Built during 1870s (1,076)
Burr arch-truss (351)
Covered (1,614)
Destroyed by fire (189)
Indiana (4,879)
Lost (24,195)
Lost 1989 (180)
Lost during 1980s (1,345)
Rush County, Indiana (58)
Through truss (14,890)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,532)
Truss (32,510)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed coordinates that were way off
  • December 17, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 30, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated location.
  • May 19, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com