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Big Raccoon Creek-CR 1050W Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #449896

Map 

Description 

This was a Columbia Bridge Works built pony truss.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on County Road 1050 West
Location
Boone County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1870's by D.H. Morrison/Columbia Bridge Works
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
- D.H. & C.C. Morrison of Dayton, Ohio
Design
8-panel, wrought iron Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97223, -86.66716   (decimal degrees)
39°58'20" N, 86°40'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/528422/4424728 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Boone County, Indiana (82)
Columbia Bridge Works (67)
D.H. & C.C. Morrison (27)
Indiana (4,727)
Lost (23,416)
Lost 1983 (100)
Lost during 1980s (1,295)
Pony truss (15,899)
Pratt pony truss (3,548)
Pratt truss (9,023)
Replaced by new bridge (15,636)
Truss (31,953)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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Comments 

Big Raccoon Creek-CR 1050W Bridge
Posted June 17, 2019, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Very cool! Another Columbia Bridge Works product identified.

Regards,

Art S.