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Hamilton Bridge

Photos 

Looking East

4/6/2008

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson

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BH Photo #114628

Map 

Videos 

Hamilton Bridge - summer

This is a bridge that you would much rather visit in the fall/winter...unless you don't wanna see it for the vegetation...

Mike Daffron

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Hamilton Bridge, early spring

This is early spring

Mike Daffron

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Busseron Creek on CR 300 South
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Abandoned with portions of deck missing
History
Built in 1886 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 127.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
County Bridge #121
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.03969, -87.40192   (decimal degrees)
39°02'23" N, 87°24'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/465216/4321257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sullivan
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
110
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7700108 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17079 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • April 21, 2018: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 14, 2018: New video from Mike Daffron
  • March 24, 2017: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • October 6, 2012: New photos from James Baughn
  • October 16, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed date of construction
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added historic name
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • October 24, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson
  • September 15, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Updated status
  • June 1, 2008: New photo from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Chris Light - CJKADJ [at] juno [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Busseron Creek Bridge
Posted October 5, 2007, by Chris Light (cjkadj [at] juno [dot] com)

GPS: 39.039697, -87.401929

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