Post Your Covered Bridges

DavidWatts

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Please post your best photos of covered bridges you have come across (maybe literally). Most all of these old structures have interesting history and stories to tell, so please don't hesitate to add details of where they are located, when they were built, what the span is, or any other information that might seem interesting to the viewer. Adding those additional details is optional, of course, but I think is helpful and adds to interest to these old classic structures.

Roseville Covered Bridge, Parke County, Indiana, USA. 263 foot span crossing Big Raccoon Creek. Built in 1910.
Canon 40D, Canon EF-s 10-22 @ 13mm, f/16, 1/250, iso400
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Burr Truss Arch Detail, Crooks Covered Bridge, Parke County, Indiana, USA. Span is 132 feet over the Little Raccoon Creek. Built in 1855.
Canon 40D, EF-s 10-22 @ 21mm, f/5.6, 1/25. iso 800
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This one was not easy to locate. It wasn't on any listing of Vermont covered bridges. The only clue we had, and it was vague, was on a package of cheese that I was selling at the time where I work. I figured that the Grafton Cheese Company might be connected to it somehow. They have a few locations, but the town of Grafton had this bridge on private property which was literally connected to one of their older facilities. The cheese dairy was closed, so of course we parked there and took some shots of it.

McWilliam Covered Bridge, Grafton, Vermont, USA. 62 foot span, built in 1967.

Canon 5D3, Canon 24mm Pancake lens, f/13, 1/200, iso 800
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This one was not easy to locate. It wasn't on any listing of Vermont covered bridges. The only clue we had, and it was vague, was on a package of cheese that I was selling at the time where I work. I figured that the Grafton Cheese Company might be connected to it somehow. They have a few locations, but the town of Grafton had this bridge on private property which was literally connected to one of their older facilities. The cheese dairy was closed, so of course we parked there and took some shots of it.

McWilliam Covered Bridge, Grafton, Vermont, USA. 62 foot span, built in 1967.

Canon 5D3, Canon 24mm Pancake lens, f/13, 1/200, iso 800
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How unique!
 
Narrows Bridge, 1882, located on the far east side of Turkey Run State Park, Indiana, USA. 121' in length. Crosses Sugar Creek. Not open to traffic.

Canon 40D, Canon 18-22 EF-s @ 14mm, f/5.6, 1/100. iso 100
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Princton, IL bridge dating back to 1863 from a couple of years ago. The bridge was recently damaged by a semi truck trying to drive trrough the bridge.
 

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Princton, IL bridge dating back to 1863 from a couple of years ago. The bridge was recently damaged by a semi truck trying to drive trrough the bridge.

I know that bridge! The Red Bridge. Was there a few months ago specifically for the reason of getting shots of it and another bridge just to the south-west (will post those soon). When exactly was it damaged? We also did some Hennepin Canal shots while we were there and ate at a not-so-good restaurant we will skip the next time.
 
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