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Crooked Creek CR 150S Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #158373

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Crooked Creek and former Wabash and Erie Canal on County Road 150 South
Location
Cass County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1987. This bridge is located just North of the 675 West Wabash River Bridge aka Georgetown bridge(newer). The former Wabash and Erie Canal used this section of Crooked Creek as it passed through the area.
Design
Riveted 5 panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.9 ft.
Also called
Cass County Bridge #71
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.73938, -86.51015   (decimal degrees)
40°44'22" N, 86°30'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/541359/4509942 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burrows
Land survey
Jefferson Township
Inventory number
BH 44508 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,223)
Built during 1920s (9,434)
Cass County, Indiana (86)
Indiana (4,611)
Lost (21,670)
Lost 1987 (184)
Lost during 1980s (1,169)
Owned by county (19,902)
Pony truss (15,637)
Replaced by new bridge (14,366)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,547)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,945)
Truss (31,044)
Warren pony truss (3,174)
Warren truss (6,205)

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood