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White Lick Creek Bridge (Older)

Photos 

A Postcard of the iron wagon bridge over White Lick Creek in Plainfield, Indiana

Courtesy of the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, Plainfield, IN

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BH Photo #433524

Map 

Description 

Looks like a very early IBCo. span

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge
Location
Hendricks County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1888; replaced 1940
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
10-panel pinned Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.70176, -86.40631   (decimal degrees)
39°42'06" N, 86°24'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/550897/4394824 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82606 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,743)
Built 1888 (205)
Built during 1880s (1,792)
Hendricks County, Indiana (91)
Indiana (4,551)
Indiana Bridge Co. (115)
Lost (20,974)
Lost 1940 (53)
Lost during 1940s (313)
Replaced by new bridge (13,773)
Through truss (13,724)
Truss (30,721)
Whipple truss (311)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2018: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and other information.
  • August 25, 2018: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com