Rating:
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Old US 50 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by J.P.

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BH Photo #148433

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Otter Creek on a former aligment of US 50
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1908
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.06542, -85.43536   (decimal degrees)
39°03'56" N, 85°26'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/635363/4325201 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holton
Inventory number
BH 43577 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,025)
Arch (11,199)
Built 1908 (614)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Deck arch (10,437)
Indiana (4,198)
Ripley County, Indiana (41)
Stone arch (2,651)

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added stream name
  • April 15, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • November 3, 2009: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old US 50 Bridge
Posted March 30, 2010, by Ed hollowell (erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com)

Very pretty but those trees will ruin the bridge unless they are removed.

Old US 50 Bridge
Posted November 8, 2009, by Jim Grey (mobilene [at] gmail [dot] com)

Outstanding find! I see no trace of the road's original route left. Very interesting.