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Sand Creek-Old CR 150W Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in November 2008

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BH Photo #155534

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Sand Creek most likely on former route of State Road 3
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
History
Built in 1897 by Lafayette Bridge Co. and probably abandoned when new SR3 bridge was built in 1935.
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss with Pratt ponies on both ends.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 148.9 ft.
Total length: 222.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.9 ft.
Also called
Former County Bridge #36
Old SR 3 Bridge?
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08046, -85.64000   (decimal degrees)
39°04'50" N, 85°38'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/617633/4326585 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Vernon
Elevation
640 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 37993 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 12, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • February 19, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • April 19, 2009: Updated by Curtis Lee: added coordinates and elevation
  • January 5, 2009: New photos from James McCray
  • November 3, 2008: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Curtis Lee - clee47ford [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old SR3 Sand Creek Bridge
Posted December 18, 2008, by Don

Great pictures, thanks.