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Big Eagle Creek CR 100S 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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Description 

Style is identical to the extant O'Neal Bridge (also in Boone County), and also the Hughes Ford Bridge on the grounds of Big Oaks/Jefferson Proving Grounds in Ripley County. This ties their lineage to the Lafayette Bridge Company and places a build date of circa 1892.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Eagle Creek on County Road 100 South
Location
Boone County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1892
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02707, -86.28398   (decimal degrees)
40°01'37" N, 86°17'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/561095/4431007 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77702 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,138)
Boone County, Indiana (64)
Built 1892 (179)
Built during 1890s (2,451)
Indiana (4,195)
Lafayette Bridge Co. (59)
Lost (18,477)
Lost 1986 (110)
Lost during 1980s (1,048)
Pratt through truss (4,558)
Pratt truss (7,948)
Replaced by new bridge (12,220)
Through truss (12,831)
Truss (29,327)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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