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10th Street Bridge

Photos 

Pre 1923 photo

BH Photo #445043

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Damage in a 1949 truck accident closed the bridge for 3 years. It was reopened after 3 stringer spans were added to the East end.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White River on E. 10th Street in Anderson
Location
Anderson, Madison County, Indiana
Status
Eastern abutment and all pillars remain, the bridge and western abutment are gone.
History
Built 1887; Additional spans added 1952; Removed 1976
Builders
- Burke Construction (1952 Contractor of additional spans)
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio (Original truss spans)
- Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle, Indiana (Fabricator of 1952 steel stringers)
Design
(2)9-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
(3)Steel stringer approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.10545, -85.67106   (decimal degrees)
40°06'20" N, 85°40'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/613264/4440307 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anderson South
Inventory number
BH 44511 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and other stuff
  • August 9, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 24, 2019: New photos from Tony Dillon
  • May 23, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: added google street view
  • March 20, 2010: Added by Joshua Collins

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com