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Bracht Ditch Bridge

Photos 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #387987

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Judging from the spacing between 300N and 400N, this may have originally been County Road 350N but this is speculation on my part.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Bracht Ditch on Private lane.
Location
Adams County, Indiana
Status
Might still be in limited use on a private farm lane.
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pinned, Pratt pony with 4 panels.
Dimensions
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79460, -85.01572   (decimal degrees)
40°47'41" N, 85°00'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/667403/4517849 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Preble
Inventory number
BH 58163 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Adams County, Indiana (23)
Canton Bridge Co. (183)
Have street view (25,400)
Indiana (4,625)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned privately (1,499)
Pin-connected (3,696)
Pony truss (15,694)
Pratt pony truss (3,475)
Pratt truss (8,737)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,973)
Truss (31,220)
Unknown status (1,642)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 8, 2015: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed name and added information.
  • September 24, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Pin-connected", "One-lane traffic"

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bracht Ditch Bridge
Posted February 16, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Lots of No Trespassing signs at the edge of the field and on the bridge