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Lortie Road 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 Flatrock Creek on Lortie Road
Location
Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1895
Design
4-panel, Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.8 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #309
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.96653, -84.84376   (decimal degrees)
40°57'60" N, 84°50'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/681441/4537280 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Allen County, Indiana (81)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,669)
Lost 1989 (156)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,017)
Replaced by new bridge (12,368)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,430)
Truss (29,440)

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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