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Big Four Bridge (Original)

Photos 

Image from Baird's History of Clark County, Indiana, published in 1909

Digitised by Wikipedia user Bedford

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on New York Central Railroad
Location
Jeffersonville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, and Clark County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1888-1895 (Main span portals stated 1893); Replaced 1929
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL)
- Interurban
- Louisville & Northern Railway & Lighting Co. (L&NR&L)
- Louisville & Southern Indiana Traction Co. (L&SI)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss (?)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.26566, -85.73914   (decimal degrees)
38°15'56" N, 85°44'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/610302/4236042 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65571 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2015: Added by Luke

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