Roseville Bridge, near Coxville, Park County, Indiana. Built in 1910, this bridge replaced another destroyed by arson. Sometimes referred to as the Coxville Bridge. Double span of 263' and crosses Big Raccoon Creek.
Cox Ford Bridge
Cox Ford covered bridge, located just NW of Turkey Run State Park, Parke County, Indiana. 176' length, built in 1913 to replace an older iron bridge destroyed in a flood in 1912. Crosses Sugar Creek.
Cox Ford Bridge.
Cabin at Cox Ford Bridge
An old cabin near the Cox Ford Bridge.
Detail of the side corner of the Mecca bridge, Mecca, Indiana. 1873, 150' in length.
Turkey Run State Park Lodge
Turkey Run State Park lodge front courtyard. This lodge was our home base for this trip following a one night stay at a B&B just east of Turkey Run. Spring is in bloom!
Turkey Run State Park
The crevice on a trail just over the suspension bridge. Turkey Run State Park.
The crevice on a trail just over the suspension bridge. Same place as the previous pic, but the next day. Turkey Run State Park.
Diana climbs the vintage stone steps on a hike along Sugar Creek, just past The Crevice within Turkey Run State Park.
Punch Bowl Waterfall
A small waterfall on the way to the "Punch Bowl," a larger waterfall in Turkey Run State Park. I wasn't prepared to trek through deeper water to make it up to the Punch Bowl, so this will have to do.
Punch Bowl Rock Face
Rock face with rust, lichen and colored algae along a small creek that drains into Sugar Creek, on the way to the "Punch Bowl" in Turkey Run State Park, Indiana.
Burr Arch Truss at Crooks Bridge
An interior of the Burr Arch Truss construction method found on many of these old covered bridges. This one is Crooks Bridge.
Crooks bridge, 1855-56, crosses Little Raccoon Creek. 132' length. This is the oldest standing bridge on the official list of Parke County bridges and is out in the middle of farm fields. Open to light traffic. There is a more durable crossing adjacent to it lower to the creek.
Narrows Bridge, 1882, located inside Turkey Run State park on the far east side. 121' in length. Crosses Sugar Creek. Not open to traffic.
Narrows Bridge, on the far east side of Turkey Run State Park.
Under Narrows Bridge
Under the Narrows bridge.
Bridge to Bridge
Bridge to Bridge. Inside the Narrows Bridge.
McAllister's Bridge is located far out in the country on gravel roads and over the same creek as Crooks Bridge. 126' length and built in 1914. Crosses Little Raccoon Creek.
Downtown Rockville, Indiana. A very slight tone-mapping going on in this high contrast shot.
Thorpe Ford Bridge
A peek at the interior surface of Thorpe Ford Bridge. Built 1912, 163" in length crossing Big Raccoon Creek.
Thorpe Ford Bridge, 1912, 163', over Big Raccoon Creek. Diana surveys the damaged bridge, a result of a tornado in the summer of 2011. One of the large side panels rests in the creek below.