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Simpson Creek Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #192946

Map 

Description 

Appears to be extant in satellite image

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Simpson Creek on Abandoned section of CR 500S
Location
Jay County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca.1895
Design
Pinned Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.0 ft.
Total length: 49.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.8 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #222
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.36766, -84.81240   (decimal degrees)
40°22'04" N, 84°48'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/685734/4470862 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cosmos
Inventory number
BH 47873 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2011: Added by Anthony Dillon

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