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Spencerville Covered Bridge Damaged

WGN 14-17-01

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September 26, 2012, Spencerville, IN - A semi-truck driver let his GPS lead him into the Spencerville (also known as the Coburn Bridge) breaking tie-beams and roof supports the length of the bridge.

The 160-foot Coburn Bridge was built in 1873 to cross the St. Joseph River using the Smith Truss.

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[Our thanks to James Crouse & Tom Keating for sharing this story - Ed.]

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