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Little Turtle 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 #163723

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Little Turtle Creek on CR 550 W
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1905; replaced 1989
Design
Riveted, 3-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Sullivan County Bridge #72
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.03053, -87.50845   (decimal degrees)
39°01'50" N, 87°30'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/455991/4320287 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Merom
Inventory number
BH 45065 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

3-panel truss (131)
Built 1905 (799)
Built during 1900s (7,224)
Indiana (4,918)
Lost (24,725)
Lost 1989 (181)
Lost during 1980s (1,370)
Owned by county (20,784)
Pony truss (16,182)
Replaced by new bridge (16,573)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,073)
Sullivan County, Indiana (80)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,299)
Truss (32,778)
Warren pony truss (3,358)
Warren truss (6,564)
Wooden deck (6,069)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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