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Snow Hill Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #392879

Map 

Documents 

Structure Inventory & Appraisal Sheet from 1981

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Provided by Kenneth Einselen

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Drawing from 1990 replacement project

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Provided by Kenneth Einselen

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Description 

1876 Patent

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek on County Road 700 East
Location
Miami County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment and then demolished.
History
Built ca. 1880; replaced 1990
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Wrought and Cast Iron
Dimensions
Span length: 78.0 ft.
Total length: 78.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Also called
Big Pipe Creek CR 700E Bridge
Old County Bridge #140
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64552, -85.93924   (decimal degrees)
40°38'44" N, 85°56'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/589688/4499948 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2017: Documents added
  • May 29, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com