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Greencastle Road Bridge

Photos 

Indiana Historical Society Photo

BH Photo #196868

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White Lick Creek on Greencastle Rd (Main St)
Location
Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca.1884 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company
Builder
- Indianapolis Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
(2)9-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Also called
Main Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.61312, -86.38528   (decimal degrees)
39°36'47" N, 86°23'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/552767/4384998 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mooresville West
Inventory number
BH 48571 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added stuff
  • July 6, 2019: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • August 19, 2018: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • April 5, 2011: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Greencastle Road Bridge
Posted July 6, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Lost to collapse in 1956. Replaced in 1958.

Greencastle Road Bridge
Posted July 6, 2019, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

Is that actually how it was lost, or is that from the demolition?

Greencastle Road Bridge
Posted July 6, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

I can imagine plenty of tears and crap-filled drawers on the way down

Greencastle Road Bridge
Posted July 6, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Love the photo of the collapse