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Whiskey Run Bridge

Photos 

Whiskey Run Bridge

The Indianapolis Star: February 27 1940

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BH Photo #443360

Map 

Description 

Portal design identifies this as an Indianapolis Bridge Company built bridge, not surprising as they built quite a few in this area.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Whiskey Run on IN 64
Location
Harrison County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1884 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company; Lost in 1940 after truck did major damage.
Builder
- Indianapolis Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Wrought and cast iron.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.35250, -86.27861   (decimal degrees)
38°21'09" N, 86°16'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/563032/4245173 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84399 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type based on photo
  • February 6, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch
  • February 5, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Whiskey Run Bridge
Posted February 6, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony!