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McGary Ditch Bridge

Photos 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over McGary Ditch on CR 400W
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1910; removed 1999
Design
Riveted, 3-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 46.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Skew angle
30 degrees
Also called
Gibson County Bridge #219
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.23476, -87.64289   (decimal degrees)
38°14'05" N, 87°38'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443735/4232057 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cynthiana
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2600160 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39163 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

3-panel truss (131)
Built 1910 (1,112)
Built during 1910s (9,385)
Gibson County, Indiana (107)
Indiana (4,657)
Lost (22,885)
Lost 1999 (425)
Lost during 1990s (3,886)
Pony truss (15,816)
Skewed (4,823)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,152)
Structurally deficient (15,489)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,836)
Truss (31,628)
Warren pony truss (3,234)
Warren truss (6,338)

Update Log 

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

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