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Coffee Bayou Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #157863

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Coffee Bayou on Deputy Road
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1905; removed 1999
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Bolted, 4-panel Pratt Bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Also called
Gibson County Bridge #55
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34830, -87.81433   (decimal degrees)
38°20'54" N, 87°48'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/428842/4244774 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keensburg
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600038 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Alternate name, Builder and Design
  • April 1, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status and year lost
  • February 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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