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Whitney Ford Bridge

Photos 

Jim Cooper photo

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BH Photo #449644

Map 

Description 

Was near the Prairie Creek Dam.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White River on Inlow Springs Road (CR 431E)
Location
Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1897 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie, replaced in 1985.
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
8-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 136.0 ft.
Total length: 176.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #149
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14883, -85.30469   (decimal degrees)
40°08'56" N, 85°18'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/644399/4445653 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Muncie East
Inventory number
BH 76945 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2019: New photos from Tony Dillon
  • June 11, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • June 11, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • May 6, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com