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Houck Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2013

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BH Photo #284998

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash and Erie Canal on a pedestrian path in the Wabash and Erie Canal Park
Location
Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1913 over Big Walnut Creek in Putnam County. Relocated to Delphi and reopened on July 5, 2014
Builder
- Lisby & Masten (Contractors)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 162.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 24.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Gray Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59151, -86.67994   (decimal degrees)
40°35'29" N, 86°40'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/527083/4493461 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delphi
Inventory number
BH 61273 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • November 9, 2018: New photos from Carl Crasher
  • October 15, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • September 9, 2014: New photos from Jim Grey
  • June 10, 2014: Updated by Brent Tindall: Fixed typo in name
  • June 8, 2014: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • June 8, 2014: Added by James McCray

Sources 

Comments 

Gray Bridge (Houck Iron Bridge)
Posted September 9, 2014, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

Got to visit this bridge over the weekend. So nice to see it restored and repurposed. Photos added to the photo section.

Grey Bridge (Houck Iron Bridge)
Posted June 8, 2014, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Just added this bridge's page so as to represent its new location.