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North Branch Otter Creek 139th Street

Photos 

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

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BH Photo #354183

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over N Branch Otter Creek on 139th Street
Location
Vigo County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built c. 1900; Lost 1988
Design
Pratt Bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Vigo County Bridge # 211
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.58961, -87.19921   (decimal degrees)
39°35'23" N, 87°11'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/482893/4382228 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brazil West
Inventory number
BH 72364 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Indiana (4,200)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1988 (150)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,015)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,526)
Truss (29,552)
Vigo County, Indiana (50)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2017: New photo from Mike Daffron
  • May 30, 2016: Added by Mike Daffron

Sources 

  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com