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New Corydon Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #171077

Map 

Description 

H.P. Hepburn's name appeared on this span, but it's not certain if he was involved with the Buckeye Bridge Works when it was erected.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 750E
Location
Jay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1887 by H.P. Hepburn
Builder
- H.P. Hepburn
Design
Pinned, Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 122.0 ft.
Total length: 122.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash River CR 750E Bridge
County Bridge #10
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.56769, -84.83858   (decimal degrees)
40°34'04" N, 84°50'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/682967/4493013 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Corydon
Inventory number
BH 45743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2016: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • July 28, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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