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MON - Wabash River Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

Circa 1915

Photo courtesy of Carroll County Historical Museum

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BH Photo #238228

Map 

Description 

In 1897 W. H. McDoel replaced this bridge with steel truss spans because the bridge pictured was subject to frequent collapses.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Monon Railroad in Delphi
Location
Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1852(?), approach collapsed in 1890, replaced in 1897
Railroad
- Crawfordsville & Wabash Railroad (C&W)
Design
Lattice through truss
Also called
Crawfordsville & Wabash - Wabash River Bridge
Delphi Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59539, -86.69804   (decimal degrees)
40°35'43" N, 86°41'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/525550/4493886 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delphi
Inventory number
BH 53270 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2012: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

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