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CR 300 South Little Joe Creek Arch

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #161762

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stone arch bridge over Little Joe Creek on County Road 300 South
Location
Blackford County, Indiana
Status
Replaced with a culvert
History
Built 1908
Design
This 32', two-span structure has a 30-degree skew and carries a 17' asphalt roadway between low stone walls. The arch rings are semicircular, and the limestone blocks are very rough-cut and mortared. Springing from stone footings near the stream bed, each arch spans 12'. The bridge has concrete wingwalls. When built, it most likely had stone rails.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 12.0 ft.
Total length: 32.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Also called
Blackford County Bridge #90
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40716, -85.39313   (decimal degrees)
40°24'26" N, 85°23'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/636346/4474189 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hartford City West
Elevation
890 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,192)
Blackford County, Indiana (7)
Built 1908 (614)
Built during 1900s (6,284)
Continuous (1,896)
Deck arch (10,431)
Have street view (22,077)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,685)
Owned by county (18,854)
Span length under 25 feet (5,767)
Stone arch (2,649)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,856)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status
  • November 10, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • April 10, 2010: Added by James Norwood

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