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Monroe Street Bridge

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Monroe Street Bridge, Franklin, Ind.

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BH Photo #521766

Description 

Although the image isn't very clear, this appears as if it could be a Rezner design bowstring pony truss.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Hurricane Creek on Monroe Street
Location
Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1870's; Replaced 1971
Builders
- Ohio Bridge Co. of Cleveland (possible fabricator)
- William Rezner (possible designer)
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.47976, -86.04916   (decimal degrees)
39°28'47" N, 86°02'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/581776/4370449 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96876 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2022: New photos from Tony Dillon

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