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Hollensbe Stone Company Bridge

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Hollensbe Stone Company Bridge

January 4, 2019

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #440960

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Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Millstone Creek on Private Drive
Location
Decatur County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built as railroad bridge for Spurto Stone Quarry around 1880
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.16686, -85.57556   (decimal degrees)
39°10'01" N, 85°34'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/623057/4336259 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Westport
Inventory number
BH 71568 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,416)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,725)
Decatur County, Indiana (77)
Deck arch (10,656)
Indiana (4,552)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open (38,028)
Owned privately (1,473)
Rail-to-road (310)
Railroad (14,207)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2019: New photos from Ed Hollowell
  • March 28, 2016: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "railroad", "Rail-to-road", "One-lane traffic"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com

Comments 

Hollensbe Stone Company Bridge
Posted January 5, 2019, by Ed Hollowell (erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com)

Any documentation on the Spurto Stone Quarry? My source said Hollensbe built it (the rail spur) in 1990. It was used through 1916 and closed in 1917 according to them.