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Buck Creek Bedstead

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2007

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BH Photo #117633

Map 

Video 

Buck Creek bridge

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Buck Creek
Location
Henry County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
History
Original date and location unknown, later moved to farm field.
Design
3-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83446, -85.39383   (decimal degrees)
39°50'04" N, 85°23'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/637436/4410618 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dunreith
Inventory number
BH 36888 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,055)
Bedstead Pratt pony truss (326)
Bedstead truss (496)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Henry County, Indiana (60)
Indiana (4,200)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • January 28, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • November 13, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Over Buck Creek instead of Little Buck Creek
  • November 12, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • April 9, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • July 21, 2008: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

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