Newport Covered Bridge

Newport Covered Bridge

Posted on October 9, 2012

Last weekend, after leaving the Newport Hill Climb, we visited the nearby covered bridge.

I had previously visited this bridge, but not for about 5 years or so. I wanted to take better pictures, with my newer, and better camera.

I also wanted to Waymark this bridge and it’s Historic Marker.

Newport covered bridge Waymark

Newport bridge Historic Marker Waymark

From the Indiana Historical Marker, for this bridge:-

Newport Covered Bridge

County commissioners ordered (1885) as link across Little Vermilion River at Newport and Quaker Point Free Gravel Road. Built 1885 by Joseph J Daniels, Rockville: Burr Truss design, 180 foot span, sandstone abutments. Floor replaced, 1984. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1994.

I have some covered bridge pictures, on Flickr

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New pictures coming …

Yesterday, Sunday September 23rd, we went out for a ride, to enjoy this nice fall weather. Along the way, I managed to get pictures of seven bridges, that I had not photographed before. I will get them uploaded, as time permits …

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Bowsher Ford bridge

Darlington Covered bridge

Yesterday, Saturday September 8th, 2012, After visiting the Fish Fry and Festival, I got the opportunity to visit the covered bridge situated west of Darlington, Indiana.

It is one of only two covered bridges in Montgomery County.

Built in 1868, of Howe construction.

It is 166′ in length and crosses Sugar Creek.

This bridge is located west of Darlington