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March 28, 2017

Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Michigan

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Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Michigan

Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Michigan

When Built: 1871

Builders: Jared N. Bresee

Description: Previous covered bridges near this site fell victim to spring flooding and ice jams. This bridge was constructed using the Brown Truss.

Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Michigan

This is part of a series on Michigan’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

 

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March 24, 2017

Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge, Ohio

Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge, Ohio

When Built: 2008

Builders: Union Industrial Contractors and Koski Construction

Description: A massive bridge and the longest in the U.S., four spans and 613 feet in length with a Pratt truss system. It accommodates two lanes of traffic and two pedestrian walkways.

This is part of a series on Ohio’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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March 19, 2017

Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

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Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

When Built: 1876

Builders: J.J. Daniels

Description: The bridge originally crossed Little Vermillion Creek but was moved to Ernie Pyle Rest Park in 1973.

Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

Hillsdale Covered Bridge, Indiana

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March 15, 2017

Martin (Orton Farm) Covered Bridge, Vermont

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Martin (Orton Farm) Covered Bridge, Vermont

Martin (Orton Farm) Covered Bridge, Vermont


When Built: 1890

Builders: Harry Martin

Description: The bridge was moved to its present site after the town of Marshfield obtained it and the surrounding land in lieu of oustanding taxes. It is an excellent spot for a family outing and picnic.

 

Martin (Orton Farm) Covered Bridge, Vermont

Martin (Orton Farm) Covered Bridge, Vermont


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March 13, 2017

Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

 

When Built: 1874

Builders: Not known

Description: The Kingpost trusses no longer function to support the structure with the addition of steel stringers.

Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

Hopewell Church Covered Bridge, Ohio

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March 11, 2017

Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

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Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

When Built: 1888

Builders: E.L. Kennedy

Description: Another of Rush County’s all white bridges, it is still open for traffic.

 

Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

Forsythe Mill Covered Bridge, Indiana

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February 17, 2017

Duck Creek Covered Bridge, Indiana

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Duck Creek Covered Bridge, Indiana

Duck Creek Covered Bridge, Indiana


When Built: 1846

Builders: Canal Trustees

Description: Also known as Aqueduct Covered Bridge, it is unique in that it is the only covered bridge that involves an aqueduct. It carries the White Water canal over Duck Creek. Very unusual and worth a visit.

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February 15, 2017

Kidwell Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Kidwell Covered Bridge, Ohio

Kidwell Covered Bridge, Ohio

When Built: 1880

Builders: August Borneman and Hocking Valley Bridge Works

Description: The bridge was closed in 1978 after being damages by an overweight truck but was restored and now open to traffic.

Kidwell Covered Bridge, Ohio

Kidwell Covered Bridge, Ohio

This is part of a series on Ohio’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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