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Washington Street - Tippecanoe River Bridge

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Washington Street - Tippecanoe River Bridge

The South Bend Tribune: February 17 1974

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BH Photo #453328

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Description 

This appears to be a very early product of the Massillon Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on Washington Street
Location
Winamac, Pulaski County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1876; replaced in 1977
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio (Likely Fabricator)
Design
12-panel, pinned Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.04942, -86.59949   (decimal degrees)
41°02'58" N, 86°35'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/533658/4544320 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86136 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and likely fabricator
  • July 29, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Washington Street - Tippecanoe River Bridge
Posted July 29, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Thank you Melissa! Very cool old bridge!!

Washington Street - Tippecanoe River Bridge
Posted July 29, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Tony !