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Hoagland Ditch Bridge



Photo taken Nov. 2006 by Tom Hall

BH Photo #103013


Pony truss bridge over Hoagland Ditch on CR 500 West
White County, Indiana
Bridge has been safely dismantled until a new home can be found for it.
Future prospects
Available for reuse
Built in 1884, dismantled and stored in 2014
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Possible fabricator)
Pin-connected, 4-panel, half-hip Pratt pony truss
Length of largest span: 46.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
White County Bridge #156
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75477, -86.96731   (decimal degrees)
40°45'17" N, 86°58'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/502759/4511534 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory numbers
INNBI 9100123 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17307 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2012)
Sufficiency rating: 18.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2019: New photos from Mike Daffron
  • May 7, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status, bridge has been dismantled and stored for safe keeping.
  • April 18, 2012: New photos from Tom Hall
  • October 16, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder and date
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
  • February 26, 2007: Posted photos from Tom Hall


  • Tom Hall - thomas [dot] hall [at] ffni [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • James Norwood
  • Mike Daffron - daffmikron [at] gmail [dot] com


Hoagland Ditch Bridge
Posted June 24, 2021, by Dale (dale [dot] p [dot] ostrander [at] gmail [dot] com)

Interested in this bridge. Wondering pricing and how delivery works.


Hoagland Ditch Bridge
Posted September 11, 2020, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)


It is still available but of light construction and would only delivered in a fully restored condition.


Art s.

Hoagland Ditch Bridge
Posted September 10, 2020, by Carlos Urrea (carlos [at] truckandi [dot] com)

I am interested in procuring this bridge, please let me know how to best proceed. Thanks

Hoagland Ditch Bridge
Posted May 26, 2017, by Gregory M. Plunk (gplunk60 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I am interested in purchasing the Hoagland Ditch Bridge in White County Indiana.

Gregory M. Plunk

2586 N 1200 East Rd

Mansfield, Il. 61854

(217) 493-4347

Hoagland Ditch Bridge
Posted June 24, 2015, by toby frohlich (toby [at] asimachinetool [dot] com)

Is this bridge still available