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Childs Truss Mystery Bridge

Photo 

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446459

Map 

Description 

From the Indiana Historical Society archives. Location is unknown, only states that it is a "Covered bridge in Jay County". A close-up look reveals that it is definitely a Childs Truss. It was likely over the Salamonie River.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Childs through truss bridge
Location
Jay County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1890's
Builder
- E.S. Sherman
Design
Childs through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.43039, -84.97617   (decimal degrees)
40°25'49" N, 84°58'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/671669/4477494 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Childs truss (14)
Covered (1,515)
E.S. Sherman (9)
Indiana (4,552)
Jay County, Indiana (43)
Lost (20,983)
Through truss (13,727)
Truss (30,724)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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