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Memphis Charlestown Road Bridge

Photo 

Bowstring

Photo of a lost bowstring over silver creek east of Memphis Indiana.

Charlestown-Clark County Public Librar

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View this photo at cdm16066.contentdm.oclc.org

BH Photo #285561

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Street View 

Description 

I discovered this bridge in old photograph book on indiana memories. I'm awaiting permission from local library to use the image. Link to the photo. http://cdm16066.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/compoundobject/collec...

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Memphis Charlestown Road
Location
Clark County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.48087, -85.75353   (decimal degrees)
38°28'51" N, 85°45'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/608720/4259906 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Speed
Inventory number
BH 61310 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bowstring through truss (275)
Bowstring truss (540)
Clark County, Indiana (72)
Have street view (26,932)
Indiana (4,918)
Lost (24,714)
One-lane traffic (7,606)
Pin-connected (3,901)
Replaced by new bridge (16,567)
Through truss (15,052)
Truss (32,772)
Wooden deck (6,069)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2014: Photo imported by J.P.
  • June 12, 2014: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Pin-connected", "One-lane traffic", "Wooden deck"
  • June 11, 2014: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com