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Duck Creek CR 800N 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 #388181

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Description 

This pony may have been one of two pony trusses to have been dismantled and stored in Noblitt Park in Columbus. I saw these two bridges laying in the park many years ago, but have no idea if they were ever used or are still on site.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Duck Creek on County Road 800 North
Location
Bartholomew County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1904 by the Pan American Bridge Company of New Castle, IN
Builder
- Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle, Indiana
Design
4-panel, Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #51
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.32014, -85.69917   (decimal degrees)
39°19'13" N, 85°41'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/612133/4353111 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hartsville
Inventory number
BH 76795 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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