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Stringtown Road Bridge

Photos 

Stringtown Road Bridge Eavansville IN cbw

cleaner copy of what was the initial image

Photo taken by Art S.

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BH Photo #490274

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on Stringtown Road
Location
Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1885 Lost after 1937 flood
Builders
- Columbia Bridge Co. of Dayton, Ohio
- Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
Design
11 Panel Whipple through truss
Also called
Pigeon Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.00794, -87.55514   (decimal degrees)
38°00'29" N, 87°33'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/451265/4206841 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed builder's name to existing category
  • March 15, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: added close-up pics and changed build date from 1886 to 1885
  • February 9, 2021: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • January 18, 2021: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • January 4, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: build date added and builder modified
  • January 15, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added year lost

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Stringtown Road Bridge
Posted February 9, 2021, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Edited the photos. The barrel shot may now be clear enough to read the date block.

Regards,

Art S.