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Big Raccoon Creek CR 1000S 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 

Unusual design for an IBCo. bridge, may have been sublet to them by the Elkhart Bridge Company as it matches some of their other spans.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on County Road 1000 South
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 112.0 ft.
Total length: 112.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.9 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #196
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.89446, -86.83669   (decimal degrees)
39°53'40" N, 86°50'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/513961/4416056 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ladoga
Inventory number
BH 77462 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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