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Sawdon Ridge Road Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Brushy Fork on Sawdon Ridge Road
Location
Dearborn County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1891 by the Indiana Bridge Company; replaced in 1987
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 50.4 ft.
Deck width: 14.3 ft.
Also called
Brushy Fork Bridge
Old County Bridge #66
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19689, -84.90608   (decimal degrees)
39°11'49" N, 84°54'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/680821/4340714 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Guilford
Inventory number
BH 76977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,221)
Built 1891 (187)
Built during 1890s (2,487)
Dearborn County, Indiana (60)
Indiana (4,200)
Indiana Bridge Co. (104)
Lost (18,931)
Lost 1987 (175)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Pony truss (15,080)
Pratt pony truss (3,199)
Pratt truss (8,066)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,516)
Truss (29,539)

Update Log 

  • May 9, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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