Cataract Falls Covered Bridge
|Cataract Falls Covered Bridge|
|U.S. National Register of Historic Places|
|Crosses||Mill Creek (formerly known as Eel River)|
|Coordinates||39°26′00″N 86°48′47″W / 39.43333°N 86.81306°WCoordinates: 39°26′00″N 86°48′47″W / 39.43333°N 86.81306°W|
|Length||140.1 ft (43 m) (total length)|
|- Length of largest span||133.9 ft (41 m)|
|Width||13.5 m (44 ft)|
|Vertical Clearance||12.5 ft (4 m)|
|Builder||Smith Bridge Co.|
|NBI Number||INNBI 6000029|
|NRHP Ref Number||5000339|
|Added to NRHP||2005|
Location of Cataract Falls Covered Bridge in Indiana
The Cataract Falls Covered Bridge is a covered bridge that spans Mill Creek in the Lieber State Recreation Area, Owen County, Indiana, United States. Built in 1876 by the Smith Bridge company of Toledo, Ohio, it was at one time one of the most famous and photographed covered bridges in the United States. It is the only remaining one in Owen County.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Cataract Falls Covered Bridge". Bridgehunter.com. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- Robert Reed (2004). Indiana's Covered Bridges. Arcadia Pub (sc). p. 72. ISBN 978-0-7385-3335-3. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- "Cataract Falls Covered Bridge". in.gov. State of Indiana Historical Bureau. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-06-01. Note: This includes Charles Cantwell; Christopher Baas; Matt Reckard & Mark Brown (October 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Cataract Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-06-01. and Accompanying photographs.