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Birch Creek Bridge CR 600 N

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #354164

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Birch Creek on CR 600 N
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built c 1915; Lost 1987
Design
Pratt Bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Deck width: 155.0 ft.
Also called
Clay County Bridge # 69
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.47493, -87.12003   (decimal degrees)
39°28'30" N, 87°07'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/489675/4369488 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Center Point
Inventory number
BH 72354 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Clay County, Indiana (61)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1987 (175)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,015)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • May 30, 2016: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com