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Busseron Creek Bridge

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

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Busseron Creek on CR 500S
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1896 by the Bellefontaine Bridge & Iron Company; replaced in 1989.
Builder
- Bellefontaine Bridge & Iron Co. of Bellefontaine, Ohio
Design
Pinned, 7-panel Pratt through trusss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 243.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Also called
County Bridge #106
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01110, -87.41627   (decimal degrees)
39°00'40" N, 87°24'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/463959/4318090 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sullivan
Inventory number
BH 44317 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Design
  • March 4, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon

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Comments 

Busseron Creek Bridge
Posted January 4, 2017, by Mike Daffron (daffronmike [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is the same bridge as Boone Cemetery https://bridgehunter.com/in/sullivan/boone-cemetery/