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Egypt Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Carpenter Creek on County Road 870 West
Location
Jasper County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1896 by the Lafayette Bridge Company; replaced in 1990
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
4-panel, pinned Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.0 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.8 ft.
Also called
Carpenter Creek CR 870W Bridge
Old County Bridge #43
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85789, -87.20713   (decimal degrees)
40°51'28" N, 87°12'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/482542/4523002 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Remington
Inventory number
BH 77269 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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