Swinney Park Footbridge
Approach to West end of bridge.
Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in August 2008
BH Photo #120111
A rare example of a "scaled-down" truss bridge built for pedestrian use.
"The Pictorial History of Ft. Wayne" gives the build date of 1897 (pg 537) and says the bridge was built to connect Swinney Park with the Nebraska neighborhood.
- Pratt through truss bridge over St Mary's River on Park trail in Fort Wayne
- Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
- Currently closed to pedestrians due to safety concerns. Funding being sought
- Built in 1897 by the King Bridge Co. as a pedestrian bridge.
- - King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- Pratt through truss
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.07755, -85.15990 (decimal degrees)
41°04'39" N, 85°09'36" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/654577/4548997 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Fort Wayne West
- Inventory number
- BH 37076 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- May 28, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
- October 9, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
- February 14, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added GPS coordinates
- February 13, 2010: New photos from Anthony Dillon
- August 5, 2008: New photos from Anthony Dillon
- August 4, 2008: Added by Anthony Dillon