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Van Buren Street Bridge

Photos 

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BH Photo #440533

Map 

Description 

Survived the 1913 Flood, but was replaced after.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Van Bure Street
Location
Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1880's
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.08125, -85.15185   (decimal degrees)
41°04'53" N, 85°09'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/655244/4549422 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Allen County, Indiana (88)
Ft. Wayne, Indiana (8)
Indiana (4,424)
Lost (20,715)
Replaced by new bridge (13,579)
Through truss (13,572)
Truss (30,520)
Whipple truss (305)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2019: New photos from Tony Dillon

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