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Old Kentucky Road Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #158986

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Prairie Creek on Old Kentucky Road (CR 800W)
Location
Sullivan County, Indiana
Status
Removed
History
Built 1905; removed 1990
Design
Riveted, 3-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Sullivan County Bridge #260
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24014, -87.55390   (decimal degrees)
39°14'25" N, 87°33'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/452199/4343572 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairbanks
Inventory number
BH 44590 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

3-panel truss (125)
Built 1905 (747)
Built during 1900s (6,673)
Indiana (4,551)
Lost (20,974)
Lost 1990 (159)
Lost during 1990s (3,796)
Owned by township (2,455)
Pony truss (15,459)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,530)
Sullivan County, Indiana (74)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,436)
Truss (30,721)
Warren pony truss (3,017)
Warren truss (6,017)
Wooden deck (5,975)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • March 25, 2010: Added by Robert Stephenson

Sources 

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