Bell Ford Post Patented Diagonal "Combination Bridge"

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Also known as: Bell Ford Covered Bridge
IN 258 1.5 mi. W of IN 258 and Community Dr., Seymour, Indiana

Collapsed covered bridge over East Fork White River


Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in October 2003



Street View 


Added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 25, 2005 and removed on September 12, 2016.

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2016: Updated by Michael Miller: Updated "NRHP Status" and Added "Description"
  • August 1, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • July 18, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Bridge collapsed in 2006
  • July 14, 2010: New photo from Bill Eichelberger



Bell Ford Post Patented Diagonal "Combination Bridge"
Posted September 3, 2011, by Steve Suiter (sjsuiter [at] yahoo [dot] com)

According to Anthony Dillon on the bridge is in storage to be moved to Benjamin Harrison State Park.

Bell Ford Post Patented Diagonal "Combination Bridge"
Posted August 1, 2010, by Mike Page (mike [dot] page [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Aww, so very sad that it's gone. What a handsome old fellow it was.