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Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

View more info about Indiana historic bridges from the SHAARD database

BH Photo #449669

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on Big Bear Road (CR 25E)
Location
Fayette County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.53788, -85.13458   (decimal degrees)
39°32'16" N, 85°08'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/660304/4378129 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85521 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,702)
Fayette County, Indiana (26)
Indiana (4,558)
Lost (21,121)
Lost 1985 (102)
Lost during 1980s (1,150)
Pony truss (15,508)
Pratt pony truss (3,333)
Pratt truss (8,441)
Replaced by new bridge (13,882)
Truss (30,824)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2019: New photos from Tony Dillon

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