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Franklin Street Bridge (Older)

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BH Photo #434852

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Description 

The portals are identical to an 1898 span that existed in Franklin County, Ohio. The 1893 Heckel Road Bridge that exists North of Evansville was built by the Columbus Bridge Company before they reorganized into the New Columbus Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on Franklin Street
Location
Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1898 by the New Columbus Bridge Company, replaced in 1932 by the current historic deck truss bridge.
Builder
- New Columbus Bridge Co. of Columbus, Ohio
Design
Double-barreled Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.98043, -87.58811   (decimal degrees)
37°58'50" N, 87°35'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448351/4203807 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82915 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2018: Added by Tony Dillon

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