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Bridge Street Bridge

Photos 

ca. 1910 postcard view

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BH Photo #486826

Map 

Description 

Crossing was realigned from Bridge to Heaton Street when the new bridge was built.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Yellow River on Bridge Street
Location
Starke County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment and removed
History
Built ca. 1890's; Replaced by a Parker truss on a new alignment in 1929.
Builder
- Chicago Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30302, -86.62221   (decimal degrees)
41°18'11" N, 86°37'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/531626/4572464 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91419 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,838)
Built 1891 (232)
Built during 1890s (3,052)
Chicago Bridge Co. (20)
Indiana (4,993)
Lost (26,359)
Lost 1929 (69)
Lost during 1920s (553)
Pratt through truss (5,634)
Pratt truss (9,656)
Replaced by new bridge (17,862)
Starke County, Indiana (19)
Through truss (15,720)
Truss (33,867)

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • March 30, 2021: New photo from Tony Dillon
  • December 12, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon

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