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Newville Iron Bridge

Photo 

Newville Iron Bridge

Scan copied from a Dekalb County history book

BH Photo #221491

Map 

Description 

Replaced the short-lived Newville Covered Bridge tat had a Haupt truss. This span was destroyed by ice and flooding in 1912 and replaced with a concrete arch bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St. Joseph's River
Location
Newville, De Kalb County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by flood
History
Built ca. 1875 to replace the Newville Covered Bridge; destroyed by flooding and ice in 1912.
Design
2-span Pratt through truss with 7-panels in each span; wrought iron
Also called
2nd Newville Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.34732, -84.84380   (decimal degrees)
41°20'50" N, 84°50'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/680390/4579557 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hicksville
Inventory number
BH 50480 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2011: Added by Tony Dillon

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