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Willow Creek Hand Road (South) 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 Willow Creek on Hand Road
Location
Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905
Design
3-panel, Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #65
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.25812, -85.21127   (decimal degrees)
41°15'29" N, 85°12'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/649849/4568953 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garrett
Inventory number
BH 76766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Allen County, Indiana (81)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,941)
Lost 1987 (175)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Pony truss (15,084)
Pratt pony truss (3,199)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Replaced by new bridge (12,566)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,933)
Truss (29,550)

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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