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Fishers Fork Bridge

Photos 

Bridge on trail at Mill Race Park

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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BH Photo #158317

Map 

Description 

Unusual fabrication with I-beams for endposts and top chord. Bridge was narrowed when it was placed on the trail.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge on Trail
Location
Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1908 over Fisher's Fork of Brush Creek; moved to Mill Race Park for pedestrian use.
Builder
- Central States Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 39.4 ft.
Total length: 39.4 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Brush Creek Bridge
County Bridge #119
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20783, -85.93063   (decimal degrees)
39°12'28" N, 85°55'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/592327/4340384 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbus
Inventory number
BH 44481 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2016: New photo from J.P.
  • December 17, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Riveted", "Trail"
  • October 16, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder
  • April 3, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • March 18, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com