Pine Bluff Bridge

CR 950 near town of Bainbridge, Putnam County, Indiana, USA

 

Pine Bluff Covered Bridge is a Howe Truss structure over Big Walnut Creek in Putnam County, Indiana. Its double span reaches a length of 211 feet, or 233 feet counting an 11-foot overhang at each end. The portal is 16 feet wide by 13.5 feet high. The roadbed is wood, the roof is tin. Abutments are concrete. The single-lane roadbed is open to traffic.

According to countyhistory.com, Pine Bluff is a unique variation of the Howe Truss, which included steel plates. It has been added to the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges list of significant bridges. It is believed but not confirmed that Pine Bluff was built by Joseph A. Britton. This bridge is listed in the World Guide as #14-64-03.

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