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Story Bridge

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Story Bridge

Brown County Democrat: September 1 1976

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BH Photo #513172

Description 

One of several problematic spans on SR-135 at the time. Steel beams were used as a "temporary replacement" before a new bridge was finally built 8 years later.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Salt Creek on State Road 135
Location
Brown County, Indiana
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1926
Design
Pony truss
Also called
SR 135-Middle Fork Salt Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.09352, -86.20814   (decimal degrees)
39°05'37" N, 86°12'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/568478/4327452 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95407 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Brown County, Indiana (36)
Built 1926 (804)
Built during 1920s (10,256)
Collapsed (431)
Indiana (5,097)
Lost (28,429)
Lost 1976 (107)
Lost during 1970s (943)
Owned by state (16,554)
Pony truss (17,008)
Truss (35,420)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2021: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 9, 2021: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com