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Sand Lick Creek Bridge #2

Photos 

Morris, R. M. , photographer

View this photo at lcweb2.loc.gov

BH Photo #199213

Map 

Description 

The Pratt Half Hipp Pony Truss was constructed in 1893 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Company. It is the only documented bridge in the state known to have been constructed by this company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Sand Lick Creek on Ky-01013-0
Location
Fleming County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1893
Builders
- Pittsburgh Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- W.B. Basset (Agent)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.31694, -83.57778   (decimal degrees)
38°19'01" N, 83°34'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/274637/4244125 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plummers Landing
Inventory number
BH 44869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added location and replacement year
  • April 13, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com