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KY 1171 Bridge

Photos 

KY 1171 Bridge

The Franklin Favorite: June 27 1968

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BH Photo #443427

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over West Fork of Drake's Creek on KY 1171
Location
Simpson County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1918. Replaced in 1973.
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Drake's Creek Bridge
Blackjack Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.75708, -86.54466   (decimal degrees)
36°45'25" N, 86°32'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/540643/4068021 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84421 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1918 (504)
Built during 1910s (10,027)
Kentucky (1,378)
Lost (29,278)
Lost 1973 (99)
Lost during 1970s (971)
Pony truss (17,099)
Replaced by new bridge (19,889)
Simpson County, Kentucky (2)
Truss (36,113)
Wooden deck (6,180)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated location
  • February 10, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

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

Comments 

KY 1171 Bridge
Posted December 28, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Walter, thank you again for the location information

KY 1171 Bridge
Posted December 28, 2019, by Walter Laughlin (laughlin [dot] robert [at] gmail [dot] com)

The bridge was about here, north of the present crossing, not south as illustrated on the inserted map.