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Hillsboro Bridge

Photo 

Coal Creek Bridge, Hillsboro, Ind.

1908 Postcard view

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BH Photo #531719

Description 

The uniquely shaped Massillon plaque is easily seen here.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over East Fork Coal Creek on State Road 341
Location
Fountain County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1890
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Also called
Old SR-341 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.10576, -87.16061   (decimal degrees)
40°06'21" N, 87°09'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/486311/4439508 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 98027 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,090)
8-panel truss (593)
Built during 1890s (3,282)
Fountain County, Indiana (75)
Indiana (5,201)
Lost (30,065)
Massillon Bridge Co. (165)
One-lane traffic (8,009)
Pin-connected (5,078)
Pratt through truss (6,235)
Pratt truss (10,551)
Replaced by new bridge (20,462)
Through truss (17,905)
Truss (36,826)
Wooden deck (6,217)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added categories "8-panel truss", "Pin-connected", "One-lane traffic", "Wooden deck"

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