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Deep River-Putnam St. Bridge

Photo 

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

Before it was made into a fake covered bridge.

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BH Photo #392688

Map 

Description 

These steel Warren trusses have been re-purposed for pedestrian use, but unfortunately are hidden under a fake covered bridge shell.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Deep River on Putnam Street (Pedestrian Use)
Location
Lake Station, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
Builders
- E.H. Crowell (Contractor)
- Rochester Bridge Co. of Rochester, Indiana (Fabricator)
Design
3X5-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 162.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #134
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57024, -87.24020   (decimal degrees)
41°34'13" N, 87°14'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/479973/4602089 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portage
Land survey
T. 36 N., R. 7 W., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4500109 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Deep River Bridge
Posted March 23, 2014, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here are two pictures of the bridge taken March 2014.