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Collamer Bowstring Bridge

Photo 

1911-12 Oliver F. Kelly photo

Indiana Historical Society

BH Photo #446030

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Eel River on County Road 900 West
Location
Whitley County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1880
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.07446, -85.66452   (decimal degrees)
41°04'28" N, 85°39'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/612191/4547881 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84888 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,801)
Bowstring pony truss (240)
Bowstring truss (465)
Built during 1880s (1,818)
Indiana (4,596)
Lost (21,308)
Lost 1916 (48)
Lost during 1910s (423)
Pony truss (15,560)
Replaced by new bridge (14,055)
Truss (30,961)
Whitley County, Indiana (16)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2019: New photo from Tony Dillon

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