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Big Graham Creek-Old Michigan Rd. Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Description 

There was originally a thru truss bridge at this location.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Big Graham Creek on Old Michigan Road (CR 550W)
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1925
Design
5-panel, riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #52
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01390, -85.35815   (decimal degrees)
39°00'50" N, 85°21'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/642146/4319601 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77586 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,199)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Deck arch (10,437)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,693)
Lost 1988 (150)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Pony truss (15,050)
Replaced by new bridge (12,391)
Ripley County, Indiana (41)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Stone arch (2,651)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,650)
Truss (29,444)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,791)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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