Riley Park Suspension Bridge
Looking South towards bridge, Deer Creek, and Riley Park. Interesting footnote is former Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction interurban used to pass by on gravel in foreground.
Photo taken by James Norwood in November 2010
BH Photo #184287
As noted, this site has had many different suspension bridges, each holding it's turn until the next significant flood would wash each one away. Unknown when first one was built, but this creek crossing has been part of the Delphi history and will probably be part of the future for many generations to come.
- Lost Wire suspension bridge over Deer Creek on pedestrians
- Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana
- Replaced by new bridge
- There has been a suspension bridge at this location for probably 100 years or more. Unfortunately, it is always destroyed every time the area floods. Probably at least 3 to 5 or more different bridges have been here.
- Wire suspension
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.58556, -86.66967 (decimal degrees)
40°35'08" N, 86°40'11" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/527954/4492804 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 46776 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- November 1, 2010: Added by James Norwood