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Buttermilk Creek Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #163744

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Buttermilk Creek on CR 275 E
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by culvert
History
Built 1905; removed 1987
Design
Bolted and Riveted, 3-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Sullivan County Bridge #117
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.06627, -87.35877   (decimal degrees)
39°03'59" N, 87°21'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/468962/4324191 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dugger
Inventory number
BH 45061 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

3-panel truss (128)
Built 1905 (759)
Built during 1900s (6,791)
Indiana (4,625)
Lost (22,249)
Lost 1987 (187)
Lost during 1980s (1,198)
Owned by county (20,050)
Pony truss (15,694)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,948)
Sullivan County, Indiana (80)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,706)
Truss (31,222)
Warren pony truss (3,195)
Warren truss (6,246)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • April 26, 2010: New photo from Robert Stephenson
  • April 25, 2010: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com