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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 #169794

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Description 

Muehler & Notter built the cut stone abutments for this span. They were well known stone masons in the area who also built several covered bridges.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Crooked Creek on CR 150S
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1881 by the Cleveland Bridge & Iron Co., removed in 1992
Builders
- Cleveland Bridge & Iron Co. of Cleveland, Ohio (fabricator)
- Muehler & Notter (abutments)
Design
Wrought iron Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #105
Birch Creek Branch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.36480, -87.14205   (decimal degrees)
39°21'53" N, 87°08'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/487763/4357269 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saline City
Inventory number
BH 45666 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2016: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • July 18, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com