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Reyker Cloud Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #157844

Map 

Description 

On a long abandoned road in Jefferson Proving Grounds

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Big Creek on Old CR 1050S
Location
Ripley County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned
History
Built in 1892
Builder
- Lafayette Bridge Co. of Lafayette, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Also called
Jefferson Proving Ground #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92071, -85.37416   (decimal degrees)
38°55'15" N, 85°22'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/640945/4309234 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rexville
Inventory number
BH 44421 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2016: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 16, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and date
  • March 13, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

Sources 

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