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County Road 750W-Elkhart River Bridge

Photos 

Ekkhart River Bridge

The South Bend Tribune: April 25 1971

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BH Photo #470788

Map 

Description 

Featured an intricate "beehive" style plaque used by the Indiana Bridge Company in the early 1890's.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Elkhart River on Rochester Road (CR-750W)
Location
Noble County, Indiana
Status
Collapsed after being struck by a vehicle and later replaced
History
Built ca. 1890 by the Indiana Bridge Company; Replaced 1971
Builder
- Indiana Bridge Co. of Muncie, Indiana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Also called
Rochester Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45683, -85.56718   (decimal degrees)
41°27'25" N, 85°34'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/619668/4590461 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89087 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,805)
Built during 1890s (3,046)
Collapsed (396)
Indiana (4,990)
Indiana Bridge Co. (138)
Lost (26,176)
Lost 1971 (88)
Lost during 1970s (836)
Noble County, Indiana (11)
Owned by county (21,177)
Pratt through truss (5,586)
Pratt truss (9,595)
Through truss (15,616)
Truss (33,712)

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • April 22, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

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