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4th Street Bridge

Photos 

1903 Ben Winans photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446100

Map 

Description 

This bridge was in place prior to the 1882 map as it is marked on it. It was replaced in 1912 by a concrete arch bridge. That bridge was accepted by the county in early March 1913 only to be destroyed a week later by the Great 1913 Flood.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on 4th Street
Location
Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana
History
Built ca. 1870's
Design
Bowstring
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41820, -85.00495   (decimal degrees)
39°25'06" N, 85°00'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/671740/4365085 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84901 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2019: New photos from Ed Hollowell
  • April 15, 2019: New photo from Ed Hollowell
  • April 4, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com