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Blue Hole Bridge

Photo 

Blue Hole Bridge

Jackson County Banner: February 19 1983

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BH Photo #457158

Map 

Description 

Blue Hole appears to be a spring fed pond that creates Indian Creek.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Blue Hole Pond on State Road 258
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Builder
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana
Design
10-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97376, -85.95113   (decimal degrees)
38°58'26" N, 85°57'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/590857/4314388 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,494)
Built during 1910s (9,261)
Indiana (4,627)
Jackson County, Indiana (75)
Lost (22,463)
Lost 1984 (95)
Lost during 1980s (1,210)
Pratt through truss (5,027)
Pratt truss (8,780)
Replaced by new bridge (15,005)
Through truss (14,113)
Truss (31,317)
Vincennes Bridge Co. (106)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 1, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

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