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Black Creek Bridge

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Side view from replacement bridge.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in October 2009

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Black Creek on Old alignment of CR150E
Location
Huntington County, Indiana
Status
Bridge is gone as visual inspection on 05/19/16
History
Built ca.1895 by the Champion Bridge Co., replacement bridge built on new alignment and old bridge abandoned.
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt pony truss.
Also called
Huntington Co. bridge #27
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.65767, -85.42060   (decimal degrees)
40°39'28" N, 85°25'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/633517/4501954 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Warren
Inventory number
BH 43453 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (5,798)
Built during 1890s (2,287)
Champion Bridge Co. (76)
Huntington County, Indiana (26)
Indiana (3,767)
Lost (17,108)
Pony truss (14,538)
Pratt pony truss (2,853)
Pratt truss (7,466)
Truss (28,423)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: No sign of the bridge on May 19,2016...It may have collapsed due to abutment failure.
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • October 4, 2009: Added by Anthony Dillon

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