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Broadway Bridge

Photo 

1913 Flood photo

Pre 1923 photo

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BH Photo #440531

Description 

Survived the Great Flood of 1913, but was replaced in the following decade.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Broadway
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1880's
Design
Whipple through truss
Also called
Bluffton Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.05211, -85.15782   (decimal degrees)
41°03'08" N, 85°09'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/654812/4546176 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83986 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Allen County, Indiana (111)
Cresting (57)
Fort Wayne, Indiana (54)
Indiana (5,147)
Lattice Railing (503)
Lost (29,922)
Pin-connected (5,033)
Replaced by new bridge (20,354)
Through truss (17,799)
Truss (36,694)
Whipple truss (484)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Finials", "Cresting", "Lattice Railing"
  • January 1, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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