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I can't help but notice the number if pics taken at covered bridges. Here is a link started by "-AJ" that got a few of us thinking about checking some of these bridges out. (I don't mean to steal -AJ!)

http://www.hondashadow.net/forum/53-general-bike-discussion/186154-old-bridge-ky-pics.html

I would like to welcome any and all covered bridge pics, stories, history, etc. to be posted to this thread.



This covered bridge is in Switzer, Franklin County, Kentucky.
 

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Have nothing to add but the bridge thing suggests a well travelled biker. Kind of like the brick wall behind a rock band photo shoot with all their arms crossed looking tough. :cool:
 

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eots... funny you mentioned that. About 25 or 30 years ago, I was one of those guys with my arms crossed (guitar). That was a long time ago.
 

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I'll have a look and see if I can find some........

Oh look here below....
 

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Here's one at Deers Mill out west of Crawfordsville, IN over Sugar Creek close to Shades State Park.



Here's a shot of the bridge interior.





Here's another located at Cataract Falls.

 

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Just so happens I have a few in my albums. The wife got me on the covered bridge thing this year and we've hit a few in our area. I think the attraction is that they're a part of Americana.
 

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A underneath shot of the Bridgeton IN bridge above the waterfall with the fully operational mill in the background.





Though not a covered bridge these are becoming very rare to drive over. This spans the Wabash River south of Willaimsport IN.

 

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Have nothing to add but the bridge thing suggests a well travelled biker. Kind of like the brick wall behind a rock band photo shoot with all their arms crossed looking tough. :cool:
The Bridges of Madison County ... is what came to my mind.

"well traveled" is not what came to my mind at first, i didn't think of it that way so much but rather they (the Photographers) lived (for generations) in a beautiful area that has wonderful old covered bridges. incidentally some that have been restored very beautifully.

But I suppose your right, someone could make it a point to visit areas that have covered bridges. Thinking about it you're right by now most pictures may have been taken by traveling specialist photographers writing a book. Maybe maybe not, there are a lot of homes in those areas i imagine.
I lived in Northern Illinois for 45 years (think 20 miles west of downtown Chicago). I used to have Girlfriends in Wisconsin and zip up their after work :wink: (bigtime) Wisconsin was my like my backyard. downtown Chicago my front yard .

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Proud parents, animal lovers and guys who love their motorcycles. Add inexpensive equipment available anywhere, no need for processing and you get a whole bunch of pictures. I've always thought it was a little odd to put a roof over a bridge. It's raining in the miles you travel to and from the bridge itself. To protect the structure of the bridge? The roof adds structural strength to the bridge? They are kinda cool though.

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I can't help but notice the number if pics taken at covered bridges. Here is a link started by "-AJ" that got a few of us thinking about checking some of these bridges out. (I don't mean to steal -AJ!)

http://www.hondashadow.net/forum/53-general-bike-discussion/186154-old-bridge-ky-pics.html

I would like to welcome any and all covered bridge pics, stories, history, etc. to be posted to this thread.



This covered bridge is in Switzer, Franklin County, Kentucky
If you're wanting information/history on covered bridges here is a book by an author I enjoy reading.



Eric Sloane wrote several books about 'Americana' and they are loaded with his drawings. You can find his books on ebay and since many are no longer in print you can pick up older copies fairly cheap at times.

I'd have to say this book of his is my favorite.

 
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