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State Line Road Pony Truss Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Scherman Ditch on State Line Road (CR 235E)
Location
Jay County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905
Design
3-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Scherman Ditch CR 235E Bridge
Old County Bridge #12
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52862, -84.80269   (decimal degrees)
40°31'43" N, 84°48'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/686114/4488751 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,283)
Indiana (4,198)
Jay County, Indiana (42)
Lost (18,686)
Lost 1995 (399)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • May 22, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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