Wabash Road Bridge
Photo from SHAARD
BH Photo #155881
At the time of it's demise, this may have been the oldest iron bridge remaining in the state. It was built with Wheelock Patented abutments and piers which were made of iron plates.
- Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Eel River on Wabash Road
- North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana
- Replaced by new bridge
- Built ca. 1870, removed sometime around 1990
- - Penn Bridge Works of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
- T.B. White & Sons of New Brighton, Pennsylvania
- Wrought and cast iron Pratt through truss with vertical endposts.
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
- Also called
- North Manchester Iron Bridge
County Bridge #653
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.99446, -85.78250 (decimal degrees)
40°59'40" N, 85°46'57" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/602402/4538855 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- North Manchester South
- Inventory number
- BH 44199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- August 7, 2010: Updated by Ed Hollowell: Added Information about the Wheelock abutments
- February 21, 2010: Added by Anthony Dillon
- Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com
- Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com