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Old US 33 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2019

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BH Photo #443657

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Blue Creek on Old US 33
Location
Adams County, Indiana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 71.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76876, -84.82372   (decimal degrees)
40°46'08" N, 84°49'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/683673/4515366 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wren
Inventory number
BH 58164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,245)
Adams County, Indiana (23)
Indiana (4,452)
Missing deck (48)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Pin-connected (3,640)
Pony truss (15,445)
Pratt pony truss (3,313)
Pratt truss (8,388)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,818)
Truss (30,610)
Wooden deck (5,974)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • September 24, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "One-lane traffic", "Pin-connected", "Wooden deck", "Missing deck"

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old US 33 Bridge
Posted February 16, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Couldn't find anyone to ask permission for a visit up-close, so photos taken from 33. I wanna go back! The area got quite a lot of flooding then froze up. Lots of ice all over the area. I seem to pick very cold and cloudy days to travel long distances for my bridgetrips.