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Prairie Ditch CR 50E Bridge

Photos 

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

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Prairie Ditch on County Road 50 East (Harrison Ave.)
Location
Miami County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a culvert
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
4-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 52.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #67
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77155, -86.06799   (decimal degrees)
40°46'18" N, 86°04'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/578654/4513815 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77428 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,774)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,695)
Miami County, Indiana (68)
Pony truss (15,050)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,444)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,791)

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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