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Big Creek Ditch Bridge

Photo 

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

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BH Photo #157711

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Big Creek Ditch on 600 West
Location
White County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built circa 1900; replaced 1987
Design
Warren Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 36.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Also called
White County Bridge #201
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69099, -86.98512   (decimal degrees)
40°41'28" N, 86°59'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/501256/4504454 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brookston NW
Elevation
715 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
INNBI 9100105 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39784 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1900 (895)
Built during 1900s (6,739)
Indiana (4,611)
Lost (21,660)
Lost 1987 (184)
Lost during 1980s (1,169)
Owned by county (19,888)
Pony truss (15,631)
Replaced by new bridge (14,358)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,840)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,648)
Truss (31,035)
Warren pony truss (3,172)
Warren truss (6,203)
White County, Indiana (46)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2019: Updated by Mike Daffron: Replaced by a new bridge
  • December 28, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated bridge status: This bridge is long gone; replaced in 1987
  • April 2, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: Corrected name, added coordinates, other info
  • March 12, 2010: New photo from J.P.
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James Norwood
  • Matt Lohry
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com