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Guthrie Creek Old Buddha Road

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 Pratt pony truss bridge over Guthrie Creek on Old Buddha Road, CR 400 E
Location
Lawrence County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1907; Replaced 1987
Builder
- Elkhart Bridge & Iron Co. of Elkhart, Indiana
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.6 ft.
Also called
Lawrence County Bridge #48
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.81353, -86.40011   (decimal degrees)
38°48'49" N, 86°24'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/552081/4296254 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bedford East
Inventory number
BH 76854 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2017: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Guthrie Creek Old Buddha Road
Posted June 6, 2017, by Tim Wray (tim [at] backwoodrealm [dot] com)

The road was indeed realigned for the new bridge, based on what my father has told me. Portions of the old road still exist just off the new alignment.

Guthrie Creek Old Buddha Road
Posted April 29, 2017, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

SHAARD coordinates show that the road might have been realigned. Very large deviation, if it did.