Rating:
No votes cast

Croys Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

Enlarge

View more info about Indiana historic bridges from the SHAARD database

BH Photo #354166

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Croys Creek on County Line Road
Location
Clay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built c. 1905; Lost 1988
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Also called
Clay County Bridge # 71
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50148, -87.01419   (decimal degrees)
39°30'05" N, 87°00'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/498779/4372428 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72356 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Clay County, Indiana (61)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,691)
Lost 1988 (150)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Pony truss (15,050)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Replaced by new bridge (12,390)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,444)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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