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Old Nabb/New Washington Road Bridge



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Photo taken by James McCray in February 2009


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Old Nabb/New Washington Road Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Fourteen Mile Creek on a former alignment of Nabb/New Washington Road
Clark County, Indiana
Abandoned and privately owned; no access without owner's permission
Bypassed 1981
- Cambria Steel Co. of Johnstown, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Riveted Pratt through truss
Span length: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #45 (former)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.55857, -85.57997   (decimal degrees)
38°33'31" N, 85°34'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/623726/4268747 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Washington
600 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 39897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 25, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • November 26, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • December 27, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Cambria"
  • December 17, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Riveted", "One-lane traffic"
  • December 19, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 18, 2010: Updated by J.P.: updated builder and year
  • March 14, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • April 18, 2009: Updated by Curtis Lee: added coordinates, length, elevation
  • February 13, 2009: Added by James McCray


  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Curtis Lee - clee47ford [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com


Old Nabb/New Washington Road Bridge
Posted March 7, 2013, by Julie Bowers (jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Great question. Did Cambria change thwir mark over that time? Or any of the steel makers?

Rebecca Burrows, were you studying that?

Old Nabb/New Washington Road Bridge
Posted March 7, 2013, by K. A. Erickson

Wouldn't the BSCO Cambria stamp on the metal in picture 36 narrow the time of construction for this bridge?

I was looking at a piece of Cambria Steel the other day and decided to see what other bridges here had steel from that company. After 1923, per Wikipedia, it was a wholly owned subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel.

The updates say that J.P added year built and builders, but only the likely steel provider is here?