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Stony Run-157th Avenue Bridge

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

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Map 

Description 

A rare example of a pinned structure built by the Rochester Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Stony Run on 157th Avenue
Location
Lake County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900
Builder
- Rochester Bridge Co. of Rochester, Indiana
Design
3-panel, bolted and pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 40.6 ft.
Total length: 40.6 ft.
Deck width: 15.8 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #11
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.33296, -87.26983   (decimal degrees)
41°19'59" N, 87°16'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/477421/4575754 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77389 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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