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Little Elkhart River CR 50N Bridge

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 Little Elkhart River (Yellow Creek) on County Road 50 North (CR 18)
Location
Elkhart County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.6 ft.
Skew angle
20 degrees
Also called
Old County Bridge #86
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65945, -85.93238   (decimal degrees)
41°39'34" N, 85°55'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/588887/4612516 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77006 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,281)
Elkhart County, Indiana (30)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,671)
Lost 1987 (174)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,018)
Replaced by new bridge (12,369)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,891)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,430)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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