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Morgan County Bridge #201

Photos 

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

View more info about Indiana historic bridges from the SHAARD database

BH Photo #344165

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White Lick Creek
Location
Morgan County, Indiana, and Hendricks County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1893; Replaced in 1990
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
book ended by two pony truss pratts
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.2 ft.
Total length: 197.3 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Joppa Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63068, -86.39145   (decimal degrees)
39°37'50" N, 86°23'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/552224/4386944 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Land survey
T. 14 N., R. 1 E., Sec. 26
Inventory number
BH 70276 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • July 21, 2018: Updated by Mike Daffron: added additional info on pony approaches and adjusted history
  • June 10, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • December 18, 2015: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com