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Chester Covered Bridge

Photo 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #445110

Description 

Another Multiple Kingpost truss that was built prior to the Kennedy family starting up their business. May have built by the same person who constructed the nearby New Garden Covered Bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over West Fork of the East Fork Whitewater River on Martin Road
Location
Wayne County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1861
Design
Multiple Kingpost through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.88988, -84.89014   (decimal degrees)
39°53'24" N, 84°53'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/680393/4417666 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84798 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,400)
Built 1861 (34)
Built during 1860s (601)
Indiana (5,098)
Lost (28,544)
Lost 1896 (25)
Lost during 1890s (197)
Multiple Kingpost truss (156)
Replaced by new bridge (19,416)
Through truss (16,821)
Truss (35,508)
Wayne County, Indiana (138)

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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