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Jackson Bridge is the largest single-span Covered Bridge in the U.S.A.


| November/December 1968



Herman Curtis crew

Herman Curtis crew and threshing rig September 10, 1909. 1800 sacks of grain in nine hours.

Parke County, Indiana, is the Covered Bridge Capital of the World with 38 bridges all in use.

Jackson Bridge is the largest single-span Covered Bridge in the U.S.A. Built in 1861, it is 207 feet long and crosses Sugar Creek below Turkey Run State Park, in Parke County, about 8 miles northwest of Rockville, Indiana, an hours drive from Indianapolis.

But I have seen photos of English steamers, exported to South America, that have lines similar to those here shown. I do not know the scale, probably it is inch.

The same Russell engine. Mr. Laudon is nearest engine, looking down at it. Seen by itself, in Mr. Laudon's garage one doesn't think of it as small engine. It is only when these two photos are ranged together, that humor enters the picture.

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