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West Jackson Street Bridge

Photos 

1913 Flood photo

Pre 1923 photo

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BH Photo #440946

Map 

Description 

Bridge featured 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 West Jackson Street
Location
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1892 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1937.
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Camelback through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19301, -85.39899   (decimal degrees)
40°11'35" N, 85°23'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/636278/4450408 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84008 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • January 3, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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