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Houck Covered Bridge - Reelsville, IN by David Owens

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Houck Covered Bridge - Reelsville, IN by 

Also known as Hamrick Bridge, it was constructed in 1880 by the Massillon Bridge Company of Ohio. A Two-Span using Howe Truss construction it sits on cut stone abutments and a pier. It is 210 feet long, 16 feet wide and 15 feet high. It crosses Big Walnut Creek onnCR 550S West of Hamrick Station, a proposed relocation of the Pennsylvania Railroad in Central Indiana near the towns of Reelsville & Greencastle.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.58233, -86.93867 (decimal degrees)
39°34’56" N, 86°56’19" W (degrees°minutes’seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/505267/4381403 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map

Inventory numbers
INNBI 6700111 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
WGCB 14-67-11 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 16937 ( ID)


landscape, creek, bridge, covered bridge


  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 4 years ago

    lovely work…

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisalmost 4 years ago


  • Curtiss Simpson
    Curtiss Simpsonalmost 4 years ago

    Nice shot, love it !!

  • AuntieBarbie
    AuntieBarbiealmost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous, awesome, picturesque. Truly a beautiful bridge that has withstood time!!

  • Monte Morton
    Monte Mortonalmost 4 years ago

    Very nice David

  • David Owens
    David Owensalmost 4 years ago

    Thank you all very much and I really appreciate your comments immensely!

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 4 years ago


  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations!!!! Your WONDERFUL image is being FEATURED in the group, “Midwestern United States Photography!” :-)

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertalmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much! Very much appreciated!

    – David Owens

  • NinaF
    NinaFalmost 4 years ago


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