A symbol of Indiana's past, the covered bridge still evokes feelings of nostalgia, romance, and even mystery. During the 19th century, over 500 of these handsome structures spanned the streams, rivers, and ravines of Indiana. Plagued by floods, fire, storms, neglect, and arson, today fewer than 100 remain. Marsha Williamson Mohr's photographs capture the timeless and simple beauty of these well-traveled structures from around the state, including Parke Countythe unofficial covered bridge capital of the world. With 105 color photographs, Indiana's Covered Bridges will appeal to everyone who treasures Indiana's rich architectural heritage.Featuring Indiana covered bridges from across the state as well as gorgeous full color photographs, this book is a feast for your eyesand soul.[Indiana Covered Bridges] is a conceptual follow-up to Mohr's popular IU Press book Indiana Barns, offering more than 100 vivid, well-composed, and beautiful photographs of bridges.
Marsha Williamson Mohr, a freelance photographer, is author of Indiana Barns (IUP, 2010).2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards, Bronze, Great Lakes regionalI'm always on the lookout for a good read. Indiana Covered Bridges provides exactly that.
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