Darlington bridge

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Darlington covered bridge

Darlington covered bridge, crosses Sugar Creek at the old CR600E, west of Darlington, Indiana. It was bypassed by a more modern bridge in 1976.

Darlington bridge, seen from the south end.

Information from the Historical Marker:-
Local donations helped build this important transportation link. Completed 1868; closed to vehicular traffic, 1976. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1990. Approximately 166 feet long; Howe Truss design; built of oak and poplar with limestone abutments. Construction superintendent, Richard M. Epperson; builder, Joseph Kress.

Below is a Youtube video about the restoration of the bridge

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