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Birch Creek IN 46 Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.386667,-87.127778

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Carries IN 46 over Birch Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Riveted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 99.7 Feet
Span Length: 95.8 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Birch Creek on IN 46
History: Built 1932; rehabilitated 1979; Replaced 2014
Built: 1932

Location: Clay County

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125276

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West end

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125277

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East end

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204523

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204524

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204525

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208485

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Photo taken by James McCray

208486

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208487

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376691

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Birch Creek IN 59 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.490278,-87.125556

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Carries IN 59 over Birch Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 52.8 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Birch Creek on IN 59
History: Built 1931; rehabilitated 1960
Built: 1931

Location: Clay County

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430203

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430204

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430205

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430206

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430207

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Croys Creek US 40 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.543056,-87.043889

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Carries US 40 over Croys Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 63.0 Feet
Span Length: 59.7 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Croys Creek on US 40
History: Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1995
Built: ca. 1940

Location: Clay County

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471671

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471672

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471673

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471674

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471675

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East Fork IN 42 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.448056,-87.211667

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Carries IN 42 over East Fork Honey Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 32.8 Feet
Span Length: 29.8 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over East Fork Honey Creek on IN 42
History: Built 1934
Built: 1934

Location: Clay County

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430059

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430060

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430061

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430062

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IN42 Eel River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.444167,-86.993611

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Carries IN 42 over Eel River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Riveted, 10-panel Parker through truss
Total Length: 264.7 Feet
Span Length: 174.8 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Eel River on IN 42
History: Built 1937; rehabilitated 1978; Repainted June 2016
Built: 1937

Location: Clay County

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125486

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South side

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125487

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East Portal

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125488

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Underneath

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125489

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West Portal

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125490

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Inside looking East

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360216

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360217

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360218

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360219

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445086

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Poland, Indiana, 1938 Eel River, Poland Beach Bridge, State Road 42

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445087

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Poland, Indiana, 1938 Eel River, Poland Beach Bridge, State Road 42

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Poland, Indiana, 1938 Eel River, Poland Beach Bridge, State Road 42

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453037

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453038

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453039

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453040

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453041

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453042

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453043

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453044

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453045

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453046

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Eel River IN 46 Bridge

Status: Bridge has been replaced, to be moved to Brown County, Indiana
2019: Replacement under construction, the historic 2 span highway truss spans will be relocated to a park near Nashville, Indiana where they will function as 2 single span pedestrian bridges.

Location: 39.383889,-87.020556

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Carries IN 46 over Eel River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Two riveted, 11-panel Parker through trusses
Total Length: 401.8 Feet
Span Length: 197.8 Feet

Overview: Two-span through truss bridge over Eel River on IN 46
History: Built 1933; rehabilitated 1977; Removed 2019
Built: 1933

Location: Clay County

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125465

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South side

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125466

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West end

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125467

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Underneath

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125468

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South side, looking East

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204533

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204534

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204535

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204536

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208488

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208489

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208490

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208491

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208492

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428718

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428719

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428720

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428721

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428722

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428723

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428724

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428725

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453047

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453048

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453049

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Eel River IN 46 Bridge

Here is a crappy picture of the crappy new bridge

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480051

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Replacement bridge

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Feederdam Bridge

Status: Closed to all traffic

Location: 39.335877,-87.113423

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Carries Towpath Road over Eel River
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: Whipple through truss
Total Length: 206.0 Feet
Span Length: 200.1 Feet

Overview: Closed through truss bridge over Eel River on Towpath Road
History: Built 1894
Built: 1894

Location: Clay County

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136110

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East end

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136111

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South side

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136112

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West end

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136113

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North side

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136114

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Inside

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140576

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Detail View Showing Cast-Iron Name And Date Plate (1894)

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140577

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View Showing East Portal

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140578

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View Showing West Portal

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140579

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General View From Southeast

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140580

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View Of North Side, East End

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140581

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View Of Overhead Truss And Bracing

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140582

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Diagonal Linkage With Vertical Post From North Northeast

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140583

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Detail View Showing Diagonals And Base Of Post, North Side

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140584

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Detail View Showing Typical Truss And Bracing

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140585

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Detail View Of Bridge Roadway Support From Overhead Trusses

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140586

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View Showing Bridge Roadway Support From Overhead Trusses

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140587

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Detail View Showing Support Of Bridge Roadway From Overhead Trusses

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Detail View Of Truss And Bracing

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350234

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350235

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this hole kept my wife from walking on the bridge. Chicken!

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350236

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350237

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350238

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Lotsa rust up under.

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419716

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419717

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419718

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419719

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419720

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442227

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442228

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442229

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442230

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442231

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Jeffers Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic 2015

Location: 39.358278,-87.142210

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Carries CR 200 South over Birch Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 90.9 Feet
Span Length: 87.9 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Birch Creek on CR 200 South
History: Built 1926 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.
Built: 1926

Location: Clay County

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125332

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South side

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125333

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East end

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125334

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Deck

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125335

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West end

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125336

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North side

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337990

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Sun setting on another Clay County Bridge

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337991

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337992

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337993

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337994

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337995

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337996

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Otter Creek IN 59 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.548611,-87.124722

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Carries IN 59 over Otter Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 66.9 Feet
Span Length: 64.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Otter Creek on IN 59
History: Built 1954
Built: 1954

Location: Clay County

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430215

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430216

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430217

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430218

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Prairie Creek IN 59 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.432500,-87.126389

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Carries IN 59 over Prairie Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 38.7 Feet
Span Length: 35.8 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Prairie Creek on IN 59
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Clay County

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430063

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430064

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430065

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430066

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430067

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Van Buren Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.569722,-87.050833

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Carries CR 300 East over Van Buren Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 68.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Van Buren Creek on CR 300 East
History: Built ca. 1930
Built: ca. 1930

Location: Clay County

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471690

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471691

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471692

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471693

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471694

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471695

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471696

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Big Slough Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.390000,-87.231667

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Carries IN 46 over Big Slough Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 44.9 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Lost concrete arch bridge over Big Slough Creek on IN 46
History: Built 1932; replaced 1996
Built: 1932

Location: Clay County

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North Branch Otter Creek Bridge CR 200 W

Status: No longer exists

Location: 39.603828,-87.143059

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Carries CR 200 West over North Branch Otter Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 74.2 Feet
Span Length: 36.1 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over North Branch Otter Creek on CR 200 West
History: Built 1897
Built: 1897

Location: Clay County

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376694

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354126

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354127

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Otter Creek Bridge CR 1100 N

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.547615,-87.145251

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Carries CR 1100 N over Otter Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 48.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Otter Creek on CR 1100 N
History: Built ca. 1920; replaced 1992
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Clay County

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376693

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354123

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354124

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Otter Creek Bridge Kennedy Crossing Road

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.543432,-87.172432

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Carries Kennedy Crossing Road over Otter Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 57.1 Feet
Span Length: 53.2 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Otter Creek on Kennedy Crossing Road
History: Built ca. 1910; replaced 1990
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Clay County

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374905

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354125

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Billy Creek Bridge CR 400 E

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.511749,-87.033270

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Carries CR 400 E over Billy Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 51.8 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Billy Creek on CR 400 E
History: Built 1935; replaced 1992
Built: 1935

Location: Clay County

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374913

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354160

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Branch Crooked Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.365000,-87.148333

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Carries CR 150 S over Branch Crooked Creek
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 105.0 Feet
Span Length: 103.0 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Branch Crooked Creek on CR 150 S
History: Built ca. 1910; replaced 1992
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Clay County

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Birch Creek Bridge CR 150 S

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.363700,-87.139419

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Carries CR 150 S over Birch Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 102.0 Feet
Span Length: 100.1 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Birch Creek on CR 150 S
History: Built ca.1905; replaced 1992
Built: ca.1905

Location: Clay County

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157624

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157625

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Eel River Bridge CR 200 E

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.350738,-87.072702

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Carries CR 200 E over Eel River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 266.1 Feet
Span Length: 124.0 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 200 E
History: Built 1907; replaced 1994
Built: 1907

Location: Clay County

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157620

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157621

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344927

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Branch Big Slough Creek CR600S Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.302054,-87.222496

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Carries CR 600 S over Branch Big Slough Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 47.9 Feet
Span Length: 47.9 Feet

Overview: Lost concrete arch bridge over a branch of Big Slough Creek on CR 600 S
History: Built ca. 1910; replaced 1995
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Clay County

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Old Hill Bridge CR 600 S

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.301544,-87.208690

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Carries CR 600 S over Eel River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 160.1 Feet
Span Length: 153.9 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 600 S
History: Built in 1899 by the Indiana Bridge Company; replaced 1992
Built: 1899

Location: Clay County

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157622

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157623

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344928

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Conneley Ditch Bridge CR700S

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.286667,-87.156667

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Carries CR 700 S over Conneley Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren/no-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with no verticals
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Conneley Ditch on CR 700 S
History: Replaced 1991
Built:

Location: Clay County

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344888

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344917

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Conneley Ditch Bridge CR900S

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.256739,-87.152174

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Carries CR 900 S over Conneley Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren/no-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with no verticals
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Conneley Ditch on CR 900 S
History: Replaced 1994
Built:

Location: Clay County

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344889

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344918

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Aqueduct Bridge

Status: Abandoned

Location: 39.326430,-87.179510

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Carries Towpath Road over Birch Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss and Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 165.0 Feet
Span Length: 102.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Birch Creek on Towpath Road
History: Pony truss built ca.1880 by Cleveland Bridge & Iron Co., and through built ca. 1920 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.
Built: ca. 1900

Location: Clay County

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136587

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East end

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136588

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Pony truss North side

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136589

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Deck view

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136590

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Through truss North side

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West end

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169796

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375958

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CSX - CR300E Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.603324,-87.050437

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Carries CSX Transportation over CR300E
Design: slab
Design Details: Concrete slab
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over CR300E on CSX Transportation
History: Built 1906
Built: 1906

Location: Clay County

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Caught with the train passing over

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CSX - CR 100 E Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.599827,-87.088042

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Carries CSX Transportation over CR 100E
Design: slab
Design Details: Concrete slab
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over CR 100E on CSX Transportation
History: Built 1953
Built: 1953

Location: Clay County

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Southern Indiana - Kitton Ditch Bridge

Status: Closed to all traffic

Location: 39.389379,-87.049384

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Carries Unbuilt rail line over Kitton Ditch
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Kitton Ditch on unbuilt rail line
History: Built as part of railroad right of way that was never finished.
Built: 1905

Location: Clay County

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CSX - Hell's Gate

Status: Open to Traffic

Location: 39.591163,-87.176726

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Carries CSX Railroad over Rock Run Church Rd
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Tunnel on Rock Run Church Rd under CSX Railroad
History: Built 1906
Built: 1906

Location: Clay County

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163664

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163665

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South end

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163685

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163686

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163687

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North end

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On top

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163692

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More than a little water

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Crooked Creek CR 150S Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.364795,-87.142049

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Carries CR 150S over Crooked Creek (Branch of Birch Creek)
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Wrought iron Pratt through truss
Total Length: 105.0 Feet
Span Length: 105.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Crooked Creek on CR 150S
History: Built in 1881 by the Cleveland Bridge & Iron Co., removed in 1992
Built: 1881

Location: Clay County

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Southern Indiana - Eel River Bridge

Status: Never built

Location: 39.392127,-87.025138

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Carries Southern Indiana Railroad over Eel River
Design: other
Design Details: Other
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Eel River on nothing
History: An extension of the Southern Indiana to Indianapolis started in 1905 but not finished.
Built: 1905

Location: Clay County

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Eel River East Pier

Part of Unfinished Bridge on Eel River.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2010

172742

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West Pier

Fallen pier on west bank of Eel River.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2010

172743

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Pier Base, Fallen Pier

The pieces of wood are the remainders of forms from the construction in 1905. The fact that they remain is proof that the pier fell only recently.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2010

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Pier Bottom

The bottom of the pier shows evidence of timber pilings that were once below it.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2010

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Eastern Piers

The two piers on the east side of the Eel River. Both are still intact.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2010

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Looks like two more piers behind the front. Have to come in the east to find out for sure. Long walk

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466718

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Clay County Bridge #122

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.391402,-87.229972

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Carries CR 650 W over Big Slough Creek
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Continuous reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 53.8 Feet
Span Length: 24.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Big Slough Creek on CR 650 W
History: Built 1910; Replaced in 2017
Built: 1910

Location: Clay County

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430057

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430058

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Clay County Bridge #333

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.284055,-87.110468

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Carries Lankford Street over Branch of Conneley Ditch
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 32.5 Feet
Span Length: 30.2 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Branch of Conneley Ditch on Lankford Street
History: Built 1916
Built: 1916

Location: Clay County

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I usually only go for truss, but this is kinda cool. The town park is named for Goshorn. (Great park, too)

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352643

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Clay County Bridge #145

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.415739,-87.110236

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Carries Cr 200 N over Branch of Birch Cr
Design: slab
Design Details: Reinforced concrete slab
Total Length: 27.2 Feet
Span Length: 24.6 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Branch of Birch Cr on Cr 200 N
History: Built 1915
Built: 1915

Location: Clay County

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471666

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471667

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471668

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471669

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Clay County Bridge #211

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.284867,-87.111860

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Carries First Street over Branch of Conneley Ditch
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Reinforced concrete girder (trans girder) floor beam system
Total Length: 32.8 Feet
Span Length: 29.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Branch of Conneley Ditch on First Street
History: Built 1911
Built: 1911

Location: Clay County

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430041

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430042

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Branch Birch Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.352570,-87.155501

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Carries CR 250 W over Branch of Birch Creek
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 30.8 Feet
Span Length: 21.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Branch of Birch Creek on CR 250 W
History: Built 1935
Built: 1935

Location: Clay County

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430054

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Clay County Bridge #96

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.458106,-87.014456

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Carries CR 500 N over Illinois Creek
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 33.1 Feet
Span Length: 29.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Illinois Creek on CR 500 N
History: Built 1915
Built: 1915

Location: Clay County

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430210

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430211

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430212

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430213

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Clay County Bridge #301

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.594735,-87.143170

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Carries CR 200 W over CSX Railroad
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Continuous reinforced concrete girder
Total Length: 139.8 Feet
Span Length: 32.8 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over CSX Railroad on CR 200 W
History: Built 1908
Built: 1908

Location: Clay County

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Courtney Bridge

Status: Collapsed, but still in location

Location: 39.334198,-87.165158

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Carries former County Road 300 South over Birch Creek
Design: truss/bedstead/pratt
Design Details: Mixed 2 span bridge with 1 pinned Pratt bedstead pony and 1 riveted Warren pony
Total Length: 101.0 Feet
Span Length: 52.0 Feet

Overview: Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Birch Creek on former CR 300S
History: Built ca.1900
Built: ca.1900

Location: Clay County

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Courtney Bridge

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340628

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340644

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Evansville & Indianapolis - Eel River Bridge

Status: Removed, not replaced

Location: 39.328620,-87.124102

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Carries Former Evansville & Indianapolis Railroad over Eel River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost railroad bridge over the Eel River on the former E&I Railroad
History:
Built: 1922

Location: Clay County

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Remaining pier

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Clearly date stamped 1922

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420505

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What's left of the water tower.

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Eel River Bridge 2

Found this in The Brazil Times. Also all over facebook.

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Six Mile Creek Bridge CR 51 W

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 39.342169,-86.973542

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Carries over Branch Six Mile Creek
Design: truss/bedstead/pratt
Design Details: Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 36.0 Feet
Span Length: 36.0 Feet

Overview: Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Branch Six Mile Creek
History: Built c. 1900
Built: c. 1900

Location: Clay County

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344915

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344916

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Ack! The sign does not Lie!!!

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Conneley Ditch Bridge CR75W

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.308055,-87.123807

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Carries over Conneley Ditch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 41.0 Feet
Span Length: 41.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Conneley Ditch
History: Built c. 1905
Built: c.1905

Location: Clay County

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344920

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Connelly Ditch CR75W

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Conneley Ditch Bridge CR750S

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.278454,-87.153737

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Carries over Conneley Ditch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 62.0 Feet
Span Length: 62.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Conneley Ditch
History: Built c. 1900
Built: c. 1900

Location: Clay County

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344922

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Conneley Ditch Bridge IN246

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.263947,-87.153358

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Carries over Conneley Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 84.0 Feet
Span Length: 84.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Conneley Ditch
History: Built c. 1930
Built: c. 1930

Location: Clay County

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344924

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Lafferty Ditch IN246

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.264283,-87.170630

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Carries over Lafferty Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 72.0 Feet
Span Length: 72.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Lafferty Creek
History: Built c. 1930
Built: c. 1930

Location: Clay County

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344926

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Big Slough Creek Bridge CR 300 S

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.346525,-87.237781

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Carries CR300S over Big Slough Creek
Design: truss/bedstead/pratt
Design Details: Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Big Slough Creek on CR300S
History: Built c. 1900; Replaced 1991
Built: c. 1900

Location: Clay County

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Waterworks Creek Bridge CR 425 W

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.535900,-87.185832

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Carries CR 425 W over Waterworks Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt bedstead pony truss
Total Length: 36.0 Feet
Span Length: 33.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Waterworks Creek
History: Built 1907
Built: 1907

Location: Clay County

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374909

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374908

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374907

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374906

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Clay County loves to cannibalize their bridges

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354128

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354129

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North Branch Otter Creek Rock Run Road

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.592805,-87.175905

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Carries North Rock Run Church Road over North Branch Otter Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over North Branch Otter Creek on North Rock Run Church Road
History: Built 1907
Built: 1907

Location: Clay County

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354130

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Otter Creek Bridge CR 1300N

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.575899,-87.103985

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Carries CR 1300 N over Otter Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt Bedstead pony truss Lafayette Bridge Co
Total Length: 35.0 Feet
Span Length: 34.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Otter Creek on CR 1300 N
History: Built c 1898
Built: C 1898

Location: Clay County

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354161

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Van Buren Creek Bridge CR 1300 N

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.575258,-87.056016

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Carries CR 1300 N over Van Buren Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt Bedstead pony truss
Total Length: 50.0 Feet
Span Length: 50.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Van Buren Creek on CR 1300 N
History: Built c 1900
Built: c 1900

Location: Clay County

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354162

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Little Birch Creek Bridge CR 200 W

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.457600,-87.144832

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Carries CR 200 W over Little Birch Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt Bedstead pony truss
Total Length: 51.0 Feet
Span Length: 51.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Birch Creek on CR 200 W
History: Built c 1900
Built: c. 1900

Location: Clay County

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374918

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Yuck!

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354163

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Birch Creek Bridge CR 600 N

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.474929,-87.120033

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Carries CR 600 N over Birch Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt Bedstead pony truss
Total Length: 50.0 Feet
Span Length: 50.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Birch Creek on CR 600 N
History: Built c 1915; Lost 1987
Built: c. 1915

Location: Clay County

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354164

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East Fork Birch Creek CR 600 N

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.474405,-87.091187

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Carries CR 600 N over East Fork Birch Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt Bedstead pony truss
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over East Fork Birch Creek on CR 600 N
History: Built c. 1897; Lost 1985
Built: c 1897

Location: Clay County

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374916

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374904

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The unflattering replacement

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354165

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Croys Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.501481,-87.014190

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Carries County Line Road over Croys Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Croys Creek on County Line Road
History: Built c. 1905; Lost 1988
Built: c. 1905

Location: Clay County

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374915

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374914

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354166

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354167

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Birch Creek Bridge CR 300 N

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.431149,-87.107827

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Carries CR 300 N over Birch Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 59.0 Feet
Span Length: 59.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Birch Creek on CR 300 N
History: Built c. 1905; Lost 1990
Built: c. 1905

Location: Clay County

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376692

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354168

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East Fork Birch Creek CR 25 E

Status: Removed, now a big, gaping hole.

Location: 39.447278,-87.107620

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Carries CR 25 over East Fork Birch Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 57.0 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over East Fork Birch Creek on CR 25
History: Built c. 1900
Built: c. 1900

Location: Clay County

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374920

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354169

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Jordan Creek Bridge CR 800 E

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.396095,-86.960712

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Carries CR 800 E over Jordan Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Jordan Creek on CR 800 E
History: Built c. 1905; Lost 1990
Built: c. 1905

Location: Clay County

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374922

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374921

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354170

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354171

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Conneley Ditch Bridge CR 1100 S

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.227285,-87.136363

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Carries CR 1100 S over Conneley Ditch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Conneley Ditch on CR 1100 S
History: Built ca. 1905;Replaced 1990
Built: ca. 1905

Location: Clay County

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378616

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374925

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Conneley Ditch Bridge CR 1000 S

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.241961,-87.145662

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Carries CR 1000 S over Conneley Ditch
Design: truss/bedstead/pratt
Design Details: Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 50.0 Feet
Span Length: 50.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Conneley Ditch on CR 1000 S
History: Built ca. 1900;Replaced 1990
Built: ca. 1900

Location: Clay County

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378615

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374926

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Wabash & Erie Canal Bridge CR 1300 S

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.198270,-87.135380

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Carries CR 1300 S over Wabash & Erie Canal
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 75.0 Feet
Span Length: 75.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Wabash & Erie Canal on CR 1300 S
History: Built ca. 1905;Replaced 1988
Built: ca. 1905

Location: Clay County

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375954

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This sucker in not so good shape.

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374939

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White Oak Creek Bridge CR 1375 S

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.186602,-87.086495

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Carries CR 1375 S over White Oak Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 41.0 Feet
Span Length: 41.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over White Oak Creek on CR 1375 S
History: Built ca. 1900; Replaced 1991
Built: ca. 1900

Location: Clay County

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378614

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374940

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Pond Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.188461,-87.073600

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Carries Cr 200e over Pond Creek
Design: girder
Design Details: Girder
Total Length: 39.0 Feet
Span Length: 34.8 Feet

Overview: Girder bridge over Pond Creek on Cr 200e
History: Built 1915
Built: 1915

Location: Clay County

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426846

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426847

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426848

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426849

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426850

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Branch of Conneley Ditch Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.284739,-87.128331

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Carries Cr 100w over Branch of Conneley Ditch
Design: beam/stringer
Design Details: Stringer
Total Length: 45.9 Feet
Span Length: 21.0 Feet

Overview: Stringer bridge over Branch of Conneley Ditch on Cr 100w
History: Built 1925
Built: 1925

Location: Clay County

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428092

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

428093

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428094

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

428095

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Lafferty Ditch Bridge CR 750S

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.278900,-87.170739

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Carries Cr 750s over Lafferty Ditch
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 33.1 Feet
Span Length: 32.8 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Lafferty Ditch on Cr 750s
History: Built 1940
Built: 1940

Location: Clay County

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428096

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

428097

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428098

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428099

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428100

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492508

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2021

492509

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Branch Big Slough Cr CR600W Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.302231,-87.221969

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Carries Cr 600w over Branch of Big Slough Cr
Design: beam/stringer
Design Details: Stringer
Total Length: 32.2 Feet
Span Length: 27.9 Feet

Overview: Stringer bridge over Branch of Big Slough Cr on Cr 600w
History: Built 1940
Built: 1940

Location: Clay County

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430047

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430048

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430049

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430050

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430051

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430052

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Muddy Branch Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.391439,-86.961661

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Carries Cr 800e over Muddy Branch
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 23.0 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Muddy Branch on Cr 800e
History: Built 1940
Built: 1940

Location: Clay County

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430219

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430220

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430221

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430222

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Barrick Corner Railroad bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 39.255921,-87.076865

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Carries Former RR line over Tributary of White Oak Creek
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Tributary of White Oak Creek on Former RR line
History:
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Location: Clay County

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439461

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in December 2018

439462

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439463

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439464

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439465

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439466

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439467

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Heavily covered with No Trespassing signs

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Brush Creek Railroad bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 39.373282,-87.148010

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Carries Former RR line over Brush Creek
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Brush Creek on Former RR line
History:
Built:

Location: Clay County

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439469

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in December 2018

439470

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Saline City Birch Creek Railroad Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 39.366979,-87.137622

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Carries over Tributary of Birch Creek
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Birch Creek
History:
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Location: Clay County

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439528

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439471

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Saline City

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439529

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439530

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439531

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439532

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439533

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439534

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439535

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439536

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Poland Beach Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.444302,-86.993616

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Carries Poland Road (Now SR 42) over Eel River
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 160.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Eel River on Poland Road (Now SR 42)
History: Built 1872
Built: 1872

Location: Clay County

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445047

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Indiana Historical Society

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Indiana Historical Society

445081

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Poland, Indiana, 1938 Eel River, Poland Beach Bridge, State Road 42

Indiana State Library

445082

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Poland, Indiana, 1938 Eel River, Poland Beach Bridge, State Road 42

Indiana State Library

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Poland, Indiana, 1938 Eel River, Poland Beach Bridge, State Road 42

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Poland, Indiana, 1938 Eel River, Poland Beach Bridge, State Road 42

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Poland, Indiana, 1938 Eel River, Poland Beach Bridge, State Road 42. To the left, construction of current Truss Bridge.

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Bowling Green Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.384100,-87.020657

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Carries State Route 46 over Eel River
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Eel River on State Route 46
History: Built in 1870 by Muehler & Notter; replaced with a steel truss bridge in 1933
Built: 1870

Location: Clay County

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1933 photo

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451015

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Bowling Green

Unknown origin

451016

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The Frank Hohenberger Photographic Collection

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451017

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The Frank Hohenberger Photographic Collection

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478922

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Historic Postcard

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Jordan Creek Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.386465,-87.016413

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Carries Bowling Green-Poland Road over Jordan Creek
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 105.0 Feet
Span Length: 87.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Bowling Green-Poland Road
History: Built in 1871 by Muehler & Notter; replaced in 1959
Built: 1871

Location: Clay County

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445960

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1936 photo

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453089

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453090

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453091

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Southern Indiana - Ashboro Road Overpass

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 39.389541,-87.048087

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Carries Unbuilt rail line over Ashboro Road
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Ashboro Road on Unbuilt rail line
History: Built as part of railroad right of way that was never finished
Built: 1905

Location: Clay County

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453074

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453075

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453073

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453076

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453077

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Branch Hog Creek Ashboro Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 39.388644,-87.044753

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Carries Ashboro Road over Branch of Hog Creek
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Branch of Hog Creek on Ashboro Road
History:
Built:

Location: Clay County

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453081

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Looking south

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453082

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looking north

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453083

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453084

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453085

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453086

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453087

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453088

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Unnamed Bridge

Status:

Location: 39.360930,-87.006960

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Carries over
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge
History:
Built:

Location: Clay County

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Neal's Mill Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge after partial collapse

Location: 39.264781,-87.188928

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Carries State Road 246 over Eel River
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: Whipple through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Eel River on State Road 246
History: Built 1883-84; Floor collapsed and bridge removed 1962.
Built: 1884

Location: Clay County

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Neal's Mill Bridge

The Terre Haute Tribune: March 10 1962

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Hooker's Point Bridge

Status: Destroyed by a tornado

Location: 39.271580,-87.194157

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Carries Kossuth Road over Eel River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Eel River on Kossuth Road
History: Built 1876; Destroyed by a tornado on May 28, 1883
Built: 1876

Location: Clay County

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Connelly Ditch Bridge CR 950 S

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 39.249499,-87.150156

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Carries CR 950 S over Connelly Ditch
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Connelly Ditch on CR 950 S
History:
Built:

Location: Clay County

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492501

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Looking north to West side abutment.

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492502

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closer view

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492503

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East side abutment

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492504

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East side

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Connelly Ditch Bridge CR 200 W

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 39.245561,-87.147860

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Carries CR 200 W over Connelly Ditch
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Connelly Ditch on CR 200 W
History:
Built:

Location: Clay County

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492505

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Bridge is waaaay out. Looking west

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492506

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looking west

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492507

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east

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Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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