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Cheesman Rd.-Whitewater River 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 Pratt pony truss bridge over Whitewater River on Cheesman Road
Location
Wayne County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1905
Design
4-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.9 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #209
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95417, -85.14518   (decimal degrees)
39°57'15" N, 85°08'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/658437/4424317 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hagerstown
Inventory number
BH 77514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1900s (6,349)
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)
Wayne County, Indiana (103)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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