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Tillotson Avenue Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Courtesy of the "Lost Muncie" Facebook group.

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BH Photo #442128

Map 

Description 

This unique bridge was a Pratt truss but featured the large mirrored portal/sway bracing that was seen on several of IBCo's heavy Warren truss spans, including the still-standing Smithfield Bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Tillotson Avenue
Location
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910 by the Indiana Bridge Company; replaced in 1964.
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Camelback through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18496, -85.41911   (decimal degrees)
40°11'06" N, 85°25'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/634582/4449485 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84120 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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