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Snoddy Mill Bridge

Photo 

Vintage photo

BH Photo #330987

Map 

Description 

This bridge was built on the design patented by M. Mills in 1870.

It was bypassed with a new bridge on a completely new alignment of Stringtown Road in 1965 and sat abandoned until it and the old Snoddy Mill were both razed in 1982.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring truss bridge over Coal Creek on old alignment of Stringtown Road
Location
Fountain County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built ca. 1875 by the Buckeye Bridge Works; bypassed and abandoned in 1965 and finally removed in 1982.
Builder
- Buckeye Bridge Works of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Also called
Old County Bridge #204
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02832, -87.37501   (decimal degrees)
40°01'42" N, 87°22'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/468002/4430967 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perrysville
Inventory number
BH 68239 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2015: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and other information.
  • June 30, 2015: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com