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Halfway Creek CR 1000W 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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Description 

This unusual bridge had no lower chord. It featured latticed and flared endposts that were used by the Buckeye Bridge Works on other spans.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Halfway Creek on CR 43 East (1000W)
Location
Jay County, Indiana
Status
Removed and replaced
History
Built ca. 1880
Builder
- Buckeye Bridge Works of Cleveland, Ohio (Likely fabricator)
Design
2-panel Pinned, Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #243
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33946, -85.16847   (decimal degrees)
40°20'22" N, 85°10'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/655566/4467045 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Redkey
Inventory numbers
INNBI 3800007 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39295 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added new information and updated status
  • February 6, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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