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Coal Creek CR 230W Bridge

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #368453

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Coal Creek on County Road 230 West
Location
Vermillion County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a culvert
Design
6-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #22
Old County Bridge #22
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63634, -87.50960   (decimal degrees)
39°38'11" N, 87°30'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/456271/4387519 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71703 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,744)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,649)
Missing deck (45)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Pratt through truss (4,596)
Pratt truss (8,016)
Riveted (1,874)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,026)
Through truss (12,893)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,635)
Truss (29,433)
Vermillion County, Indiana (26)

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed location and other info, not the abandoned rail bridge in satellite imagery.
  • October 23, 2016: Updated by Mike Daffron: Added Info, County Bridge Number
  • April 4, 2016: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old Coal Creek Bridge
Posted April 5, 2016, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Don't know if this link will pull for shaard or not. But this is a pdf file with photos in it.

https://secure.in.gov/apps/dnr/shaard/r/5dbfd/N/165-562-2503...

Old Coal Creek Bridge
Posted April 4, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Judging from the perceived width this appears to me as an old rail bridge.