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Friendship Gardens Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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BH Photo #115532

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over White Lick Creek on a trail in Plainfield
Location
Plainfield, Hendricks County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians only on a trail.
Future prospects
Relocated
History
Built 1886 by the Morse Bridge Company, relocated and restored for trail usage.
Builder
- Morse Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio
Design
Pinned, wrought iron Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 167.6 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 21.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 26, 2003
Also called
Old County Bridge #216
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69659, -86.40194   (decimal degrees)
39°41'48" N, 86°24'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/551275/4394253 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3200232 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 03000140 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 16296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 16, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Adj. coordinates
  • July 21, 2011: New photos from J.P.
  • August 21, 2009: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • October 6, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Wayne Grodkiewicz - WGrodkiewi [at] aol [dot] com