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Jamison Road-Whitewater River Bridge

Photos 

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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BH Photo #389676

Description 

Despite old postcards that reference Harrison, Ohio... This bridge was entirely in Dearborn County, Indiana.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Whitewater River on Jamison Road
Location
Dearborn County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1914 by the Oregonia Bridge Company; repainted 1928; replaced in 1986
Builder
- Oregonia Bridge Co. of Lebanon, Ohio
Design
(3) 12-panel, pinned Parker through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 196.0 ft.
Total length: 600.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #105
State Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.25000, -84.82125   (decimal degrees)
39°15'00" N, 84°49'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/688004/4346782 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hooven
Inventory number
BH 76970 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added Newspapers.com image from Rick Shelton
  • August 28, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "12-panel truss", "A-frame portal", "Pin-connected", "Lattice Railing", "Whitewater River (Indiana)"
  • July 12, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • July 12, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 9, 2017: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman