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Beaver Creek Bridge (Old)

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #368354

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Beaver Creek on Weisbach Road
Location
Martin County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1885
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.6 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.6 ft.
Also called
Martin County Bridge #55
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66080, -86.74393   (decimal degrees)
38°39'39" N, 86°44'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/522278/4279166 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huron
Inventory number
BH 74164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Built during 1880s (1,650)
Indiana (4,200)
Indiana Bridge Co. (104)
Lost (18,949)
Martin County, Indiana (47)
Pony truss (15,088)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,572)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,739)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • October 22, 2016: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

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