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Ely Bridge

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

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BH Photo #156470

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Description 

The last bridge built by the Wabash Bridge & Iron Works

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Mayhew Road
Location
Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1903 by the Wabash Bridge & Iron Works; replaced in 1989.
Builder
- Wabash Bridge & Iron Works of Wabash, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 220.0 ft.
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.5 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #100
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.16807, -85.07377   (decimal degrees)
41°10'05" N, 85°04'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/661590/4559203 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedarville
Inventory number
BH 44274 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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