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DeLong Bridge

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on Old SR17
Location
Fulton County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1888 by the Wrought Iron bridge Company, replaced in 1984.
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pinned Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.6 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #7
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.14452, -86.41509   (decimal degrees)
41°08'40" N, 86°24'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/549084/4554964 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Culver
Inventory number
BH 44392 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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