Rating:
No votes cast

Little Deer Creek CR 500E Bridge

Photo 

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

Enlarge

View more info about Indiana historic bridges from the SHAARD database

BH Photo #388434

Map 

Description 

Fluted sway-bracing on a pinned Pratt pony is very unique, and uncommon.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Deer Creek on County Road 500 East
Location
Carroll County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 72.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #53
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.55797, -86.42957   (decimal degrees)
40°33'29" N, 86°25'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/548293/4489845 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deer Creek
Inventory number
BH 76843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Built during 1890s (2,489)
Carroll County, Indiana (93)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1987 (175)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Pony truss (15,086)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)
Truss (29,553)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources