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Eel River Bridge

Photos 

Eel River Bridge

Article

The Kokomo Daily Tribune: March 24 1964

BH Photo #442763

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Eel River on County Road 400 North
Location
Mexico, Miami County, Indiana
Status
Destroyed by collision. Collapsed. Replaced with new bridge in 1965
History
Built 1894
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.82194, -86.11306   (decimal degrees)
40°49'19" N, 86°06'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/574793/4519369 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84243 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,742)
Built 1894 (215)
Built during 1890s (2,685)
Destroyed by collision (66)
Indiana (4,551)
Lost (20,973)
Lost 1964 (60)
Lost during 1960s (542)
Mexico, Indiana (1)
Miami County, Indiana (69)
Owned by county (19,516)
Through truss (13,724)
Truss (30,721)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com