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Wilson Cemetery 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
Pony truss bridge over Black River on CR 950S
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1900; removed 1999
Design
Bolted, 3-panel Pratt Bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
Gibson County Bridge #201
Black River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.21580, -87.71027   (decimal degrees)
38°12'57" N, 87°42'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/437822/4229997 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cynthiana
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600144 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39162 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

3-panel truss (125)
Beam (13,612)
Bedstead Pratt pony truss (337)
Bedstead truss (511)
Built 1900 (903)
Built during 1900s (6,632)
Gibson County, Indiana (108)
Indiana (4,435)
Lost (20,788)
Lost 1999 (416)
Lost during 1990s (3,790)
Pony truss (15,437)
Pratt pony truss (3,312)
Pratt truss (8,374)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,492)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,238)
Truss (30,577)
Wooden deck (5,973)

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added Historic Name and added Design
  • April 1, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status and year lost
  • February 4, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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