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Lick Creek Bridge

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Lick Creek 1

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April 2015

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BH Photo #324259

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Lick Creek Bridge

Mike Daffron

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Description 

Has long been abandoned. No road on either side of bridge. To the east, travels through woods, sunken where road once was.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Lick Creek on abandoned county road
Location
Owen County, Indiana
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss (Pinned, 4-panel)
Dimensions
Total length: 46.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Also called
Old CR 1250W Lick Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.28910, -86.99800   (decimal degrees)
39°17'21" N, 86°59'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/500172/4348859 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67532 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,023)
Built during 1900s (6,281)
Half-hip Pratt pony truss (385)
Indiana (4,198)
Owen County, Indiana (72)
Pin-connected (3,200)
Pony truss (15,046)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,838)
Truss (29,433)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Wooden deck"
  • June 11, 2017: New video from Mike Daffron
  • May 12, 2015: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • May 11, 2015: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and additional info
  • May 11, 2015: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

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

Comments 

Lick Creek
Posted May 11, 2015, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

My wife use to play on this bridge when she was a kid, otherwise would never have known of it's existence. Cannot be seen except in winter.