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Simpson Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Simpson Creek on County Road 500 East
Location
Fayette County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio (Likely Fabricator)
Design
Bolted, 3-panel Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.6 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #87
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65495, -85.04432   (decimal degrees)
39°39'18" N, 85°02'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/667779/4391288 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brownsville
Inventory number
BH 77046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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