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Van Buren Street Bridge

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BH Photo #440533

Description 

Survived the 1913 Flood, but was replaced after.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Van Buren Street
Location
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1878; replaced c1916
Builder
- Western Bridge Works of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.08125, -85.15185   (decimal degrees)
41°04'53" N, 85°09'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/655244/4549422 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2019: New photos from Tony Dillon

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