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Busseron Creek Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #157108

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Busseron Creek on CR 200 N
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1900; removed 1986
Design
Pinned, 5-panel Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Sullivan County Bridge #183
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.11356, -87.33739   (decimal degrees)
39°06'49" N, 87°20'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/470831/4329432 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dugger
Inventory numbers
INNBI 7700156 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39647 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added GPS coordinates, Alternate name and Design
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Busseron Creek Bridge
Posted July 7, 2019, by Mike Daffron (daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com)

Made the trip to see if anything was left. Very heavily covered with vegetation, but the caisson's are still there. Didn't see anything else. This was a last minute stop, so I'll get back, prob in autumn, and get better pix of bones. Here is the best of perfectly horrible pictures