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Sullivan's Ford Bridge

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Sullivan's Ford Bridge

The Republic: October 5 1967

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BH Photo #451736

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Description 

One of the 1894 spans had to be replaced in 1897. The Lafayette Bridge Company had a very dominant presence in this county and built many of it's bridges in the 1890's.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Vernon Branch Muscatatuck River on County Road 225 West
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1976
History
Built 1894; closed in 1974; replaced in 1976
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
(3)6-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Total length: 325.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.95857, -85.65214   (decimal degrees)
38°57'31" N, 85°39'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/616783/4313042 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85825 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type and other stuff.
  • July 5, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sullivan's Ford Bridge
Posted July 5, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony!