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Bessler Ditch CR 1900S Bridge

Photo 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Bessler Ditch on County Road 1900 South
Location
La Porte County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a culvert
History
Built 1924
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
Design
4-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 52.0 ft.
Total length: 53.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #196
Machler Bridge #3
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.33170, -86.85322   (decimal degrees)
41°19'54" N, 86°51'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/512282/4575590 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
English Lake
Inventory number
BH 77413 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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