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Eighteen Mile Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray in February 2019

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Eighteen Mile Creek on An abandoned section of Five Oaks Rd
Location
Westport, Oldham County, Kentucky
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1885 by the Champion Bridge Company
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
4-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.48029, -85.46113   (decimal degrees)
38°28'49" N, 85°27'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/634226/4260228 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,823)
Built during 1880s (1,821)
Champion Bridge Co. (91)
Closed (2,548)
Kentucky (1,247)
Oldham County, Kentucky (5)
Pony truss (15,631)
Pratt pony truss (3,432)
Pratt truss (8,623)
Truss (31,035)
Westport, Kentucky (1)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2019: New photos from J.P.
  • February 27, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • February 27, 2019: New photo from James McCray
  • February 1, 2019: Added by James McCray

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Eighteen Mile Creek Bridge
Posted February 27, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Awesome find James!