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Newry Bridge (1855)

Photos 

Newry Bridge

The Tribune: October 21 1941

BH Photo #468913

Map 

Description 

Lasted 30 years before being replaced with a more substantial structure.

The little village of Newry is all but a memory now.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on US Route 31
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1855; Replaced 1885
Builders
- H.C. Foster
- H.T. Foster
- John M. Lewis
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90620, -85.82120   (decimal degrees)
38°54'22" N, 85°49'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/602210/4307027 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 28, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

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