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Brown's Wonder Creek-Caldwell Road Bridge

Photos 

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

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Brown's Wonder Creek on Caldwell Road
Location
Boone County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
3-panel, pinned Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Also called
Old County Bridge #81 (Older #)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13197, -86.44139   (decimal degrees)
40°07'55" N, 86°26'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/547591/4442554 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85572 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,574)
Bedstead Pratt pony truss (355)
Bedstead truss (533)
Boone County, Indiana (84)
Built 1883 (158)
Built during 1880s (1,994)
Indiana (4,923)
Lost (24,769)
Lost 1983 (106)
Lost during 1980s (1,376)
Pony truss (16,189)
Pratt pony truss (3,640)
Pratt truss (9,307)
Replaced by new bridge (16,602)
Truss (32,814)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2019: New photos from Tony Dillon

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Comments 

Brown's Wonder Creek-Caldwell Road Bridge
Posted June 18, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

It was indeed 1883... The 1 got knocked off at some point in time.

Brown's Wonder Creek-Caldwell Road Bridge
Posted June 17, 2019, by Luke

Looks like 1883 to me.

Brown's Wonder Creek-Caldwell Road Bridge
Posted June 17, 2019, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

I realize this may be splitting hairs considering this bridge is long gone but is the date on the upper right hand corner of the bridge "883" or "893"?

Regards,

Art S.