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Plum Creek Branch Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #393648

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Branch of Plum Creek on Plum Creek Road
Location
Switzerland County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1895
Design
3-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.9 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #12
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78286, -85.04214   (decimal degrees)
38°46'58" N, 85°02'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/670058/4294501 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vevay North
Inventory number
BH 77578 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Built during 1890s (2,489)
Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Switzerland County, Indiana (16)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,933)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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