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Old Main Street Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

The approach and abutment of the Old National Road covered bridge can be seen to the right.

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BH Photo #338220

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Main Street in Richmond
Location
Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1897, replaced in 1917
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt deck truss
Four pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt deck truss spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82910, -84.90179   (decimal degrees)
39°49'45" N, 84°54'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/679555/4410895 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Inventory number
BH 69394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,593)
4-panel truss (258)
8-panel truss (357)
Built 1897 (207)
Built during 1890s (2,650)
Deck truss (1,575)
Indiana (4,392)
Lost (20,671)
Lost 1917 (35)
Lost during 1910s (398)
Pin-connected (3,634)
Pratt deck truss (325)
Pratt truss (8,334)
Replaced by new bridge (13,538)
Richmond, Indiana (29)
Truss (30,481)
Wayne County, Indiana (116)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2016: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • September 26, 2015: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

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Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard