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Eightmile Creek-Base Rd. Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Eightmile Creek on Base Road
Location
Randolph County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905
Design
3-panel, riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.6 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #90
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.16398, -85.07456   (decimal degrees)
40°09'50" N, 85°04'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/663966/4447735 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maxville
Inventory number
BH 77940 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,347)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,931)
Lost 1987 (175)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Pony truss (15,080)
Randolph County, Indiana (38)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,732)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,931)
Truss (29,539)
Warren pony truss (2,956)
Warren truss (5,822)

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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