Big Red bridge

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Big Red covered bridge, is situated on Barnes Road, Gibson County, Indiana.

It was built in 1875, using Smith type #4 Truss construction, by William T. Washer, has a span of 170 feet, and crosses over Big Bayou Creek. Bypassed 1976; Open to pedestrians.

This is better known as the Old Red Covered Bridge. It is in the middle of nowhere in the Wabash flats and can be rather tricky to find. The bridge has been bypassed by a lower culvert crossing since the 1970s. There have also been roads in the area which apparantly fell into non-existence.