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Moss Island Road Bridge - Older

Photos 

Moss Island Road Bridge - Older

Madison County Historical Society

BH Photo #443146

Map 

Description 

Lost truss bridge over White River on Moss Island Road.

This is the 2nd of three bridges built at this location. The first was a wooden covered bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring truss bridge over White River on Moss Island Road
Location
Anderson, Madison County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1869 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced in 1926
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.11438, -85.72005   (decimal degrees)
40°06'52" N, 85°43'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/609075/4441237 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84340 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2019: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • March 23, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss
  • January 29, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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

Comments 

Moss Island Road Bridge - Older
Posted June 2, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Love this bridge !

Moss Island Road Bridge - Older
Posted June 2, 2019, by Dana and Kay Klein

Nice find Art.