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Groninger Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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BH Photo #139217

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Maish Ditch on Lake City Greenway Trail
Location
Kosciusko County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in 1915 by the Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. somewhere in Kosciusko County. Restored and relocated here in 2004.
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24745, -85.89355   (decimal degrees)
41°14'51" N, 85°53'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/592706/4566816 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burket
Inventory number
BH 42452 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,168)
Built during 1910s (9,227)
Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. (51)
Have street view (25,342)
Indiana (4,613)
Kosciusko County, Indiana (17)
Open to pedestrians (3,807)
Owned by county (19,992)
Painted red (56)
Pony truss (15,666)
Relocated (775)
Riveted (2,047)
Truss (31,120)
Warren pony truss (3,188)
Warren truss (6,231)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • January 30, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • April 26, 2009: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Groninger Bridge
Posted December 2, 2012, by Anonymous

Nice paint job.

Groninger Bridge
Posted June 21, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Jim

I was told that the bridge was obtained by the county from a Mr. Groninger who had it in his possession.

My understanding is that they aren't certain where the bridge was originally located at.

Groninger Bridge
Posted June 21, 2011, by jim groniner (jimgroninger [at] aol [dot] com)

just wanted to find out how this bridge got its name. thanks jim g