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Hoffman Ditch Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Hoffman Ditch on Wilson Road
Location
Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890 by the Toledo Bridge Company
Builder
- Toledo Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
5-panel Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #176
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01508, -84.93094   (decimal degrees)
41°00'54" N, 84°55'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/673976/4542492 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76718 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,181)
Allen County, Indiana (81)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,649)
Lost 1986 (110)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Pony truss (15,046)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Toledo Bridge Co. (29)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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