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Kentucky Avenue Bridge

Photo 

Bridge being repaired after the 1913 flood.

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BH Photo #440725

Map 

Description 

I believe this bridge crossed the St. Joseph on a section of Kentucky Avenue that has been renamed Parnell Avenue.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Kentucky Avenue
Location
Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1890's
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.10902, -85.12550   (decimal degrees)
41°06'32" N, 85°07'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/657392/4552552 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83996 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Allen County, Indiana (89)
Ft. Wayne, Indiana (8)
Indiana (4,625)
Lost (22,280)
Through truss (14,052)
Truss (31,244)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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