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Nickelsen Creek Bridge #1

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in August 2008

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BH Photo #154278

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Description 

This is the 1st of 2 pony trusses over Nickelsen Creek off of County Road 550W. It is located just to the North of the road bridge on a private lane on the West side. I first "found" this span in Aug 2008 but somehow missed the one just a quarter mile to the South.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss and deck plate girder bridge over Nickelsen Creek off of CR 550W
Location
Adams County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic on a private lane
History
Unknown, likely moved from nearby location.
Builders
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Trusses)
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana (Girders)
Design
Three panel pin-connected half-hip welded Pratt pony truss welded to riveted deck plate girder.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.89346, -85.04489   (decimal degrees)
40°53'36" N, 85°02'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/664696/4528769 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Poe
Inventory number
BH 44023 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Adams County, Indiana (23)
Canton Bridge Co. (178)
Half-hip Pratt pony truss (390)
Have street view (22,578)
Indiana (4,200)
Indiana Bridge Co. (104)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,892)
Owned privately (1,310)
Pin-connected (3,301)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 24, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Refined structure type following field visit to mention the rare Indiana Bridge Co. girders.
  • December 17, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Pin-connected", "One-lane traffic"
  • July 13, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Tweaked name and added description on this span.
  • February 5, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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