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Big Lick Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #157763

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Lick Creek on CR 175W
Location
Blackford County, Indiana
Status
Removed after new CR300S bridge was built in 1988 with abutments remaining.
History
Built in 1913 by the Rochester Bridge Company
Builder
- Rochester Bridge Co. of Rochester, Indiana
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 86.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #21
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.40453, -85.40564   (decimal degrees)
40°24'16" N, 85°24'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/635290/4473877 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hartford City West
Inventory number
BH 44406 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added removal information
  • March 12, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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