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Dry Branch-Jennison St. Bridge

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

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Description 

A "Bridge within a bridge", this pony truss was nestled nicely within this Big 4 Railroad Stone Arch. Unfortunately, while the arch has survived, the pony is long gone.

Stone Arch page: http://bridgehunter.com/in/montgomery/big-four-railroad/

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Dry Branch Creek on Jennison Street
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 78.0 ft.
Total length: 78.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #94
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.03455, -86.91616   (decimal degrees)
40°02'04" N, 86°54'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/507153/4431595 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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