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4th Road - Yellow River Bridge

Photo 

4th Road - Yellow River Bridge

The South Bend Tribune: February 15 1970

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BH Photo #443966

Map 

Description 

This bridge was a very lightweight structure built with angles, a design often used by the Rochester Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Yellow River on 4th Road
Location
Marshall County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1970
Builder
- Rochester Bridge Co. of Rochester, Indiana (Likely Fabricator)
Design
5-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41971, -86.17085   (decimal degrees)
41°25'11" N, 86°10'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/569289/4585682 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84519 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,178)
Indiana (4,596)
Lost (21,319)
Lost 1970 (50)
Lost during 1970s (557)
Marshall County, Indiana (28)
Owned by county (19,758)
Pony truss (15,561)
Pratt pony truss (3,361)
Pratt truss (8,507)
Replaced by new bridge (14,065)
Rochester Bridge Co. (55)
Truss (30,965)
Wooden deck (5,991)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and truss type based on photo
  • February 22, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

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

Comments 

4th Road - Yellow River Bridge
Posted February 22, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony!