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High Street Bridge

Photos 

1913 Flood photo

Pre 1923 photo

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BH Photo #440930

Map 

Description 

Likely a product of the hometown Indiana Bridge Company, this span featured long Camelback trusses that were so popular with the firm.

Both photos feature the Pratt truss interurban span that stood next to it.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on High Street/Wheeling Avenue
Location
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana (Likely Fabricator)
Design
11-panel, pinned Camelback through truss
Also called
Wheeling Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19702, -85.38898   (decimal degrees)
40°11'49" N, 85°23'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/637123/4450868 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84002 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,854)
Built during 1890s (2,732)
Camelback truss (333)
Delaware County, Indiana (62)
Indiana (4,613)
Indiana Bridge Co. (120)
Lost (22,107)
Muncie, Indiana (16)
Replaced by new bridge (14,758)
Through truss (13,956)
Truss (31,118)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2019: New photos from Tony Dillon

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