Western Bridge Works

of Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Embarras River Bridge (Cumberland County, Illinois)
Likely Fabricator, ca. 1880
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Embarras River
No longer exists

Halter Road Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1878
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Halter Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hardin City Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Fabricator & Erector, 1879
Relocated through truss bridge northwest of Steamboat Rock
Relocated to a wildlife refuge just off the street. Bridge is derelict but may be relocated to a park or bike trail in the future

Hardin City Bridge (Original Location) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1879
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Iowa River on 170th Street
Replaced by a new bridge and relocated

Hursh Road Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1879
Lost through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Hursh Road at 950N-560E
Replaced by new bridge

Morton Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1880
Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Marion Center Road
Open to traffic

Schlink Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
1875 Pratt truss span, 1909
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Maumee River on Bruick Road
Replaced by new bridge

Van Buren Street Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1878
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Van Buren Street
Replaced by a new bridge