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Broadway Avenue Bridge (Old)

Photo 

ca. 1910 postcard

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BH Photo #440947

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Description 

This beautiful span featured very elaborate punched portals that featured the street name on one side and the builder's name on the other.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Broadway Avenue
Location
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1892 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1936.
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Camelback through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19804, -85.37621   (decimal degrees)
40°11'53" N, 85°22'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/638208/4451002 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84009 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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