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Pine Bluff Bridge, Spanning Big Walnut Creek, CR 950N, Bainbridge, Putnam County, IN



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Location
CR 950N, Bainbridge vicinity, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-103
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N988).
Building/structure dates: 1886 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1917 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1986 subsequent work
Significance: J.A. Britton, one of Indiana's most prolific covered bridge builders, built the Pine Bluff Bridge in 1886. It is an excellent example of the Howe truss, patented in 1840 by William Howe of Massachusetts. The bridge maintains much of its historic integrity and continues to carry vehicular traffic.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Britton, Joseph A.
Howe, William
Wilkerson, John
Coeliver, William D.
Walls, R. H.
Hendrick & Williams


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
GENERAL VIEW OF WEST PORTAL FROM NORTHWEST.
ELEVATED VIEW OF WEST PORTAL WITH SCALE.
ELEVATED VIEW OF WEST PORTAL WITHOUT SCALE.
INTERIOR VIEW FROM WEST.
DETAIL VIEW OF INTERIOR CROSS BRACING.
DETAIL VIEW OF TRIPLE BEAM JOINERY.
GENERAL VIEW FROM EAST.
ELEVATED VIEW OF EAST PORTAL WITH GUARD RAIL AND SCALE.
ELEVATED VIEW OF EAST PORTAL WITHOUT SCALE.


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