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B&O Railroad-Vernon Fork Bridge

Photos 

1912 Postcard view

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BH Photo #477556

Map 

Description 

Postcard photo was likely taken from the old Wagon Wheel Bowstring Bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on Former B&O Railroad
Location
Jennings County, Indiana
Status
Superstructure replaced on the existing substructure.
Builder
- B&O Railroad
Design
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00933, -85.60992   (decimal degrees)
39°00'34" N, 85°36'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/620356/4318731 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • July 30, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon

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