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Mutton Creek CR 700N Bridge

Photo 

Mutton Creek Bridge

The Tribune: September 14 1977

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BH Photo #442792

Map 

Description 

Featured Latticed upper chords and endposts, which were sometimes seen on spans built in the 1890's.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mutton Creek on County Road 700 North
Location
Jackson County, Indiana
Status
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.
Design
Pinned Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.98428, -85.81468   (decimal degrees)
38°59'03" N, 85°48'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/602662/4315700 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84258 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (303)
Indiana (4,609)
Jackson County, Indiana (73)
Lost (21,665)
Lost 1977 (52)
Lost during 1970s (573)
Owned by county (19,907)
Pony truss (15,641)
Truss (31,052)
Wooden deck (5,996)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added stuff
  • January 23, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 22, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

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

Comments 

Mutton Creek CR 700N Bridge
Posted January 23, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Totally agree.

Mutton Creek CR 700N Bridge
Posted January 23, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

And back then as now... They just didn't give a rip about weight limits!

Mutton Creek CR 700N Bridge
Posted January 23, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

I enjoy the photos of the bystanders. I imagine they're thinking "Wow, what a mess"

Mutton Creek CR 700N Bridge
Posted January 23, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Today's theme... Dump trucks and historic truss bridges don't mix!