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Short Creek Huntingburg-Ferdinand Road

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Short Creek on Huntingburg-Ferdinand Road
Location
Dubois County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; Replaced 1988
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 71.0 ft.
Total length: 71.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Also called
Dubois County Bridge #155
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.27379, -86.93232   (decimal degrees)
38°16'26" N, 86°55'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/505919/4236195 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huntingburg
Inventory number
BH 74590 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,806)
Dubois County, Indiana (55)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1988 (150)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,015)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2016: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com