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Big Creek CR 900E 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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Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Big Creek on County Road 900 East
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905
Design
3-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.0 ft.
Total length: 72.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Skew angle
16 degrees
Also called
Richey Road Bridge
Old County Bridge #285
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.20774, -87.40102   (decimal degrees)
38°12'28" N, 87°24'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/464891/4228941 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77173 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,138)
Gibson County, Indiana (88)
Indiana (4,059)
Lost (18,132)
Lost 1989 (138)
Lost during 1980s (974)
Pony truss (14,878)
Pratt pony truss (3,052)
Pratt truss (7,793)
Replaced by new bridge (11,947)
Skewed (4,637)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,187)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,309)
Truss (29,092)

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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