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Grindstone Hollar Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #156208

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Guthrie Creek on CR 910 East
Location
Lawrence County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built 1898 by the Lafayette Bridge Co.
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.2 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #56
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79167, -86.30861   (decimal degrees)
38°47'30" N, 86°18'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/560044/4293885 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tunnelton
Inventory numbers
INNBI 4700031 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 16501 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and other new information
  • January 29, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Removal confirmed by satellite view.
  • December 2, 2008: Updated by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

Comments 

Guthrie Creek Bridge
Posted March 28, 2007, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I had been told that this bridge still existed at the bottom of a long hill. The road was gated and I attempted to walk to the site, but bad weather forced me to go back.

Guthrie Creek Bridge
Posted January 15, 2007, by Clark Griswold

This bridge has been torn down.