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Pumpkin Run Road 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 Higginbotham Ditch on Pumpkin Run Road (CR 1350W)
Location
Gibson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1902
Design
5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 76.3 ft.
Total length: 76.3 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #188
Higginbotham Ditch CR 1350W Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.24133, -87.81771   (decimal degrees)
38°14'29" N, 87°49'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/428442/4232907 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,192)
Gibson County, Indiana (88)
Indiana (4,160)
Lost (18,323)
Pony truss (14,972)
Pratt pony truss (3,126)
Pratt truss (7,891)
Replaced by new bridge (12,107)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,710)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,853)
Truss (29,238)

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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