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Smiley's Mill Bridge

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Smiley's Mill Bridge

The Daily Journal: May 14 1977

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BH Photo #470026

Map 

Description 

Design appears similar to a bowstring pony truss built by the Phoenix Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost 2-span Bowstring through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Greensburg Road
Location
Johnson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1873; Replaced 1978
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Likely Fabricator)
Design
Segmented tubular Bowstring through truss
Also called
Greensburg Road-Sugar Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.44852, -85.96800   (decimal degrees)
39°26'55" N, 85°58'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/588796/4367059 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • April 11, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

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