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Turkey Foot Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Eagle Creek on Turkey Foot Road
Location
Boone County, Indiana
Status
Removed and later replaced by a pedestrian bridge.
History
Built 1894
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 114.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.7 ft.
Also called
Big Eagle Creek-Turkey Foot Rd. Bridge
Old County Bridge #187
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97297, -86.26843   (decimal degrees)
39°58'23" N, 86°16'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/562471/4425013 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Zionsville
Inventory number
BH 77703 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,110)
Boone County, Indiana (82)
Built 1894 (230)
Built during 1890s (2,848)
Indiana (4,678)
Lafayette Bridge Co. (65)
Lost (23,133)
Lost 1990 (171)
Lost during 1990s (3,900)
Pratt through truss (5,149)
Pratt truss (8,948)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,288)
Through truss (14,428)
Truss (31,773)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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