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Patoka Interurban Railway Bridge

Map 

Description 

Originally built for an interurban line, this bridge was later converted for pedestrian use in the town of Patoka. It was likely removed when the adjacent Parker truss on Main Street (Old US 41) was replaced.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Patoka River on Interurban
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Possibly removed when the new Main St. bridge was built
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.40217, -87.58630   (decimal degrees)
38°24'08" N, 87°35'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448806/4250600 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Patoka
Inventory number
BH 77178 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,349)
Gibson County, Indiana (106)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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