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Lost River-Sherman Purkhiser Rd. Bridge

Photo 

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

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Lost River on Sherman Purkhiser Road
Location
Washington County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a culvert
History
Built ca. 1915
Design
3-panel, riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.9 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #100
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.62002, -86.24691   (decimal degrees)
38°37'12" N, 86°14'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/565559/4274880 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77554 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (8,744)
Indiana (4,198)
Lost (18,649)
Pony truss (15,047)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,549)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,838)
Truss (29,433)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,784)
Washington County, Indiana (62)

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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