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Morristown Bridge

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Description 

Shown as an iron bridge on an 1880 Shelby County Atlas. Was undoubtedly a large through truss, possibly another bowstring as the county once had several.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Brookville Road
Location
Shelby County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1870's
Design
Through truss
Also called
Brookville Road-Big Blue River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.67740, -85.71368   (decimal degrees)
39°40'39" N, 85°42'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/610316/4392743 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90770 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Indiana (4,932)
Lost (24,942)
Replaced by new bridge (16,743)
Shelby County, Indiana (60)
Through truss (15,161)
Truss (32,936)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

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