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Center Pike-Mississinewa River Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.343871,-85.388366

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Carries Center Pike (North Walnut Street) over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 207.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on Center Pike (North Walnut Street)
History: Built 1888 by the Indiana Bridge Company; Replaced 1966
Built: 1888

Location: Delaware County

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Mississinewa River Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: May 28 1966

470854

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Mississinewa River Bridge

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Muncie Evening Press: May 28 1966

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Bell Creek Old IN 67 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.113333,-85.480000

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Carries Old IN 67 over Bell Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 63.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Bell Creek on Old IN 67
History: Built 1937
Built: 1937

Location: Delaware County

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Broadway Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.198057,-85.376250

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Carries Broadway Avenue over White River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 365.1 Feet
Span Length: 76.1 Feet

Overview: Four-span concrete arch bridge over White River on Broadway Avenue in Muncie
History: Built 1936; rehabilitated 1999
Built: 1936

Location: Delaware County

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153400

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West side of bridge.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in April 2009

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Buck Creek IN 32 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.174444,-85.491944

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Carries IN 32 over Buck Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 140.7 Feet
Span Length: 44.9 Feet

Overview: Three-span concrete arch bridge over Buck Creek on IN 32 in Yorktown
History: Built 1928; rehabilitated 1968
Built: 1928

Location: Delaware County

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195635

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Looking South

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in March 2011

195636

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Closer view of the center arch

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in March 2011

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Halfway Creek IN 67 Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.304444,-85.235000

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Carries IN 67 over Halfway Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Halfway Creek on IN 67 in Albany
History: Built 1929; rehabilitated 1969
Built: 1929

Location: Delaware County

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Washington Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.194890,-85.391865

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Carries W Washington Street over White River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Filled-spandrel arch
Total Length: 280.8 Feet
Span Length: 64.9 Feet

Overview: Four-span concrete arch bridge over White River on Washington Street in Muncie
History: Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1996
Built: 1930

Location: Delaware County

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165350

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

165351

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167617

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Overview

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2010

167618

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Looking East

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167619

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Crosses river and trail

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167620

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Arch over river

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167621

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River pier

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167622

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2010

167623

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Side detail

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167624

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Arch detail

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167625

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Curved wing

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167626

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Stone possibly from an earlier bridge

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167627

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Looking down on East side

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2010

167628

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North end

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167629

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Intersection North of bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2010

167630

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Barrel looking South

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2010

167631

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Looking down the West side

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2010

167632

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Vertical of pier

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2010

167633

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Lightpost

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167634

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Looking down the railing

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Peterson Ford Bridge

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Location: 40.312988,-85.306492

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Carries CR 850 North over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/polygonal
Design Details: IBCo referred to it as a "high-triangular" or a Warren polygonal chord through truss.
Total Length: 183.0 Feet
Span Length: 180.1 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on CR 850 North
History: Built 1902; rehabilitated 1985
Built: 1902

Location: Delaware County

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115566

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Before repairs on floor were completed.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

115567

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Unique Warren (High-triangular) trusses.

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115568

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115569

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

130732

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Now reopened with new floor system.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in December 2008

165627

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Oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165628

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Barrel

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165629

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Diagonal junction at upper chord. These unique diagonals are made of 4 angles laced on all sides to form a box.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165630

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Diagonal/sway bracing connection

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165631

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Lower diagonal junction

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165632

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Metal grid floor with solid strip for cycles and animals to cross on.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165633

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Pinned connection at endpost and upper chord

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165634

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Looking up at South side of bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165635

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Most floor beams were replaced, but this one is a holdover

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165636

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Crafted diagonals are all in compression

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Eyebars

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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North side

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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North oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Portal bracing detail

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Vertical shots

Diagonals

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Side view with reflection

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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The vertical rods are for floor beams to hang from and not truss members

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Outside view

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

419012

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

419013

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

419014

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

419015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

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More Pins for Christopher!

Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, March 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, March 2018

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Merry Christmas!

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

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Albany Bridge

Status: In storage or disassembled
Relocated to Muncie for use over the White River in the new Kitselman Park and Trailhead.

Location: 40.291863,-85.237661

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Carries CR 800 East over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: 9-panel, pinned Camelback through truss
Total Length: 176.8 Feet
Span Length: 174.8 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on CR 800 East
History: Built 1905; rehabilitated 1985; moved and restored 2019
Built: 1905

Location: Delaware County

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115563

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An older photo

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

165545

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Lots of flowers on the South side

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165546

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Oblique looking NE

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165547

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Barrel shot looking East

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165548

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Truss and railing

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165549

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East end of bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165550

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Another oblique looking SW

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165551

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Lower chord

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165552

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Looking up at North side

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165553

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Scenic view looking South

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165556

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Two different railings welded together

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Floor beams

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165558

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Added rods sticking through top

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165559

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Portal bracing

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Barrel looking West

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Flowers just add to the view

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Truss detail

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165563

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Rods have been added at some time to all vertical panel points. These have done nothing but loosen up the truss members and make the bridge very noisy

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165564

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End post/ side detail

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

270851

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Photo taken by Greg Sommer

270852

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Photo taken by Greg Sommer

270853

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Photo taken by Greg Sommer

270854

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Photo taken by Greg Sommer

270855

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Photo taken by Greg Sommer

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Black's Mill Bridge

Status: Bridge dismantled and stored for reuse, new bridge built at site.

Location: 40.291667,-85.312500

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Carries CR 700 North over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: riveted Pratt pony trusses
Total Length: 165.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.0 Feet

Overview: Two-span pony truss bridge over Mississinewa River on CR 700 North
History: Built 1925; rehabilitated 1979; closed in December 2003
Built: 1925

Location: Delaware County

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115561

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

115562

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

128619

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Plaque

Photo taken by Tom Hall in July 2007

128620

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Center pier

Photo taken by Tom Hall in July 2007

128621

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Abutment

Photo taken by Tom Hall in July 2007

165565

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Looking West

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165566

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Northern trusses

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165567

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Truss detail

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165568

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Where the two span meet

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165569

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Southern trusses

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165570

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Truss/ upper chord connection

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165571

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End post/ upper chord connection

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165572

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Barrel shot

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165573

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Vertical/ diagonal detail

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165574

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Center pier has cut stone reinforced with concrete. There was likely an earlier bridge at this spot.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165575

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Gusset plate connection

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Mississinewa River IN 28 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.283056,-85.309444

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Carries IN 28 over Mississinewa River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 271.9 Feet
Span Length: 64.9 Feet

Overview: Four-span concrete arch bridge over Mississinewa River on IN 28
History: Built 1928; rehabilitated 1990
Built: 1928

Location: Delaware County

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389407

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

389406

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389405

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389404

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IN 32 - Mud Creek Bridge (Replacement)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.192778,-85.287778

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Carries IN 32 over Mud Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 29.8 Feet
Span Length: 29.8 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Mud Creek on IN 32 in Selma
History: Built 1958
Built: 1958

Location: Delaware County

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Priest Ford Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.165887,-85.529597

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Carries Priest Ford Road (CR 750 W) over West Fork White River
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: Pin-connected, 11-panel Camelback through truss
Total Length: 258.9 Feet
Span Length: 200.1 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over West Fork White River on Priest Ford Road (CR 750 W)
History: Built 1897; rehabilitated 1974; bypassed by new bridge in 2001
Built: 1897

Location: Delaware County

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102758

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Overview

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

102759

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Portal

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

102760

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Replacement bridge plaque

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

154090

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East end. Landowner attempting to plant trees and further obstruct view.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in March 2009

154091

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Wider view from East.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in March 2009

154092

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North side of bridge. Foliage makes it hard to get good shots of the bridge.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in March 2009

154093

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Vertical from East.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in March 2009

382702

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Best photo

Braved the elements, climbed over barbed wire, ignored beware of dog sign, probably broke trespassing laws, but all in a days bridge hunting.

Photo taken by John Key

372718

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From the road

Reflections

Photo taken by John Key

372719

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Image

Photo taken by John Key

372720

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Photo taken by John Key

372721

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Photo taken by John Key

372722

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Photo taken by John Key

372723

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Image

Photo taken by John Key

372724

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Photo taken by John Key

372725

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Image

Photo taken by John Key

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Priest Ford Bridge

The Star Press: January 18 2000

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Priest Ford Bridge

The Star Press: January 18 2000

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Rees Ditch Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.334722,-85.336389

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Carries CR 1000 North over Rees Ditch
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 23.9 Feet
Span Length: 23.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Rees Ditch on CR 1000 North
History: Built 1993
Built: 1993

Location: Delaware County

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Foorman Bridge

Status: Removed and replaced

Location: 40.349398,-85.306154

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Carries CR 1100 North over Rees Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Riveted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 73.1 Feet
Span Length: 71.8 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Rees Ditch on CR 1100 North
History: Built 1925 by the Indiana Bridge Company, replaced in 2003.
Built: 1925

Location: Delaware County

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165326

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Stoney Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced with treated wooden bridge

Location: 40.076667,-85.246667

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Carries CR 800 South over Stoney Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 4-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 71.8 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Stoney Creek on CR 800 South
History: Built ca. 1920
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Delaware County

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SHAARD photo

394573

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

394574

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Waid Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.211944,-85.375278

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Carries Waid Avenue over Muncie Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 37.1 Feet
Span Length: 17.1 Feet

Overview: Two-span arch bridge over Muncie Creek on Waid Avenue in Muncie
History: Built ca. 1950
Built: ca. 1950

Location: Delaware County

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Smithfield Bridge

Status: Bridge is open with weight restriction

Location: 40.168611,-85.271111

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Carries CR 170 South over White River
Design: truss/through/warren
Design Details: Riveted Warren through truss
Total Length: 191.9 Feet
Span Length: 188.9 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over White River on CR 170 South
History: Built 1902
Built: 1902

Location: Delaware County

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115564

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

128622

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Portal

Photo taken by Tom Hall in July 2007

128623

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Overview

Photo taken by Tom Hall in July 2007

165530

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East approach

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165531

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East portal

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165532

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Truss detail

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165533

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Sway bracing

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165534

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Oblique

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165535

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Lower chord

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165536

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Gusset plates

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165537

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Portal detail

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165538

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Farm equipment CAN use this bridge!

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165539

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Plaque

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165540

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Hanger for original lattice guardrail

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165541

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The diagonals carry the load, while the verticals are only used to suspend a floor beam

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

165542

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Diagonal/ upper chord connection

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Truss with mirrored sway bracing

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Looking through from the East

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Grey December day

We pass over bridges every day and don't remember them, but when you drive over this one you can never forget.

Photo taken by John Key

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A sad day

Sadly the end appears to be looming.

Photo taken by John Key

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I never knew you were so close.

This is one of the best bridges to cross, the wood planks really show its character.

Photo taken by John Key

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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High Banks Bridge

Status: Restored and reopened to traffic with a 13 Ton limit.

Location: 40.149155,-85.552940

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Carries CR 300 South over White River
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: Pin-connected, 11-panel Camelback through truss
Total Length: 202.0 Feet
Span Length: 200.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over White River on CR 300S
History: Built 1902 by the Indiana Bridge Co.
Built: 1902

Location: Delaware County

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View from a distance

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

102762

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East portal

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

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West portal

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

102764

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Close-up of truss

Photo taken by Joshua Collins

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Bridge being dismantled for restoration. To be reassembled at this location.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in December 2008

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Bridge being reassembled. 4-panels including West portal complete.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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Painting is complete. Bracing is being installed in preparation to move bridge back over the White River.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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Back over the river.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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East end of bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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View from Northeast

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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Replicated Plaque

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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View from upstream

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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Oblique from West

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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New floor beams, stringers, and diagonal bracing.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

152448

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The following pictures show the bridge in various stages of reassembly

Mirrored sway bracing.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

152449

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

152450

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

152451

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High and dry.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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Hmmmmm......seems to be on the wrong side of the abutment.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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Eyebar connection at vertical.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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This angle is usually hard to get.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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This half was White.........

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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......While this half was Green.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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How about Green and White.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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The White was actually the intermediate coat of paint.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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And the Green is the finish coat.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2009

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This contraption was placed at both ends in preparation to lift the bridge back over the river.

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Upper chord/Vertical connection.

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Unique barrel shot.

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floor system and lower chord.

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Original steel roller nest had rusted solid and was inoperable.

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Roller nests were replaced with Neoprene pad bearing seats.

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Back home again.......

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Gracefully spanning the White River.

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Lower lateral bracing.

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The intricate weaving of a truss bridge.

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Installing the new wooden deck.

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Triangles everywhere.

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Northeast corner

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Oblique

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Guardrail

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West end

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Wide shot of East end

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North side

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West end vertical

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Bird's eye looking East

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Side view

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Lower chord eyebars

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Bracing

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Truss verticals

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Vertical barrel

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New to me

Cold day to see this but was worth the drive to see this bridge

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Great setting

Light snow

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In the mud

Good side shot

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What a view

From the foundation

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Up on a hill

Perfect vantage point best shot

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Snow in shadow

Very little traffic

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Green amid the gloom

A lot of different vantage points the setting was wonderful

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High Banks 1

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High Banks 2

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Abshire Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.103559,-85.480519

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Carries Sunrise Road (CR 500 West) over Williams Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Riveted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 50.8 Feet
Span Length: 48.9 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Williams Creek on Sunrise Road (CR 500 West)
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1999
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Delaware County

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Steep creek

Short span but deep

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Snowy

Nice little bridge

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Adding detail

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More detail

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Mid point

The middle connection

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Clifton Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.268406,-85.288639

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Carries CR 525E over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/warren
Design Details: Riveted Warren through truss with a riveted Pratt pony approach span.
Total Length: 225.0 Feet
Span Length: 180.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on CR 525E
History: Built in 1915 by the Indiana Bridge Company
Built: 1915

Location: Delaware County

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NS - White River Bridge (North)

Status:

Location: 40.200862,-85.379936

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Carries Norfolk Southern Railway over White River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss with riveted connections.
Total Length: 195.0 Feet
Span Length: 125.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork White River on Norfolk Southern Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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Sturdy

Looks to be in good shape

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In use

Waited for train

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Action shot

Made a memory

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Cardinal Greenway - White River Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 40.201443,-85.381084

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Carries Cardinal Greenway Trail over West Fork White River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Multi-span Plate girders with varied heights
Total Length: 215.0 Feet
Span Length: 85.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Fork White River on Cardinal Greenway Trail
History: Built ca.1920 by the C&O Railroad
Built: ca.1920

Location: Delaware County

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in March 2014

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PRR - West Fork White River Bridge

Status: Abandoned

Location: 40.201495,-85.381349

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Carries over West Fork White River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 2-span Pratt through truss
Total Length: 265.0 Feet
Span Length: 135.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over West Fork White River
History: Built ca. 1885 by the Pennsylvania Railroad
Built: ca.1885

Location: Delaware County

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North portal.

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East side of bridge.

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Truss detail.

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Portal detail.

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3 bridges can be seen here. The abandoned through truss, a plate girder being used by the Cardinal Greenway, and an active Railroad through truss.

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Vertical portal view.

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Vertical barrel shot through bridge.

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Unique ribbon-laced eyebars.

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Ribbon-laced eyebars of the lower chord.

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in March 2014

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Tall shot

Made to last

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Lots of detail

Very thick steel

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A lot of steel

Eye beams very tall

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Amazed at how oversized the cross bracing is

Bolts

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Built for a train

Very intricately tied together and riveted.

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Fullhart Ford Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.154094,-85.329212

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Carries CR 266S (Inlow Springs Rd) over White River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 163.0 Feet
Span Length: 160.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White River on CR 266S (Inlow Springs Rd)
History: Built in 1903 by the Indiana Bridge Company, replaced in 1985.
Built: 1903

Location: Delaware County

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sans plaques

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Fullhart Ford Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: January 30 1969

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Fullhart Ford Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: September 16 1975

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Bell Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.120850,-85.471508

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Carries IN 67 over Bell Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Bell Creek on IN 67
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Delaware County

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Elizabethtown Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.372387,-85.456495

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Carries CR 375 W over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: (2)7-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Total Length: 224.1 Feet
Span Length: 107.9 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on CR 375 W
History: Built 1900 by the Indiana Bridge Company; replaced in 1993
Built: 1900

Location: Delaware County

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Killbuck Creek CR 925W Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.232572,-85.560884

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Carries CR 925 W (Lee Pit Rd.) over Killbuck Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 3-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 57.1 Feet
Span Length: 55.1 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Killbuck Creek on CR 925 W
History: Built 1925; replaced 1994
Built: 1925

Location: Delaware County

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Jakes Creek CR 750W Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.245796,-85.529071

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Carries CR 750 W over Jakes Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 57.1 Feet
Span Length: 54.1 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Jakes Creek on CR 750 W
History: Built ca. 1920; replaced 1991
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Delaware County

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Killbuck Creek CR 500N Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.262355,-85.514933

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Carries CR 500 N over Killbuck Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 3-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 62.0 Feet
Span Length: 59.1 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Killbuck Creek on CR 500 N
History: Built 1925; replaced 1991
Built: 1925

Location: Delaware County

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Jakes Creek CR 700W Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.247101,-85.519706

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Carries County Road 700 West (Bethel Ave.) over Jakes Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: 4-panel Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 56.1 Feet
Span Length: 54.1 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Jakes Creek on CR 700W.
History: Built 1925; replaced 1991
Built: 1925

Location: Delaware County

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Buck Creek Fuson Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.149225,-85.378193

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Carries Fusion Road (CR 300S) over Buck Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 3-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 65.0 Feet
Span Length: 63.0 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Buck Creek on Fusion Road
History: Built 1919; replaced 1993
Built: 1919

Location: Delaware County

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Nichols Avenue Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.185276,-85.411493

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Carries Nichols Avenue over White River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 280.9 Feet
Span Length: 89.9 Feet

Overview: Lost concrete arch bridge over White River on Nichols Avenue in Muncie
History: Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1976; replaced 1996
Built: ca. 1930

Location: Delaware County

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Lesh Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge
Removed and replaced

Location: 40.164677,-85.253991

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Carries CR 700E over White River
Design: truss/through/warren
Design Details: One 12 panel and one 6 panel riveted Warren through trusses.
Total Length: 285.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren through truss bridge over White River on CR 700E
History: Built in 1912 & 1915 by the Indiana Bridge Company; replaced in 1986
Built: 1912/1915

Location: Delaware County

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The longer and heavier Warren span

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The smaller and lighter Warren span

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CR 419E Overpass

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.096248,-85.301980

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Carries CR 419E over Cardinal Greenway (Former C&O RR)
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber Trestle
Total Length: 135.0 Feet
Span Length: 28.0 Feet

Overview: Timber stringer bridge over Cardinal Greenway (Former C&O RR) on CR 419E
History: Built ca.1930 by the C&O RR
Built: ca.1920

Location: Delaware County

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South approach

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Sloped deck looking North

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Oblique

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Looking down at West side

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Support structures

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Looking up at supports and underneath deck

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Looking East

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Looking West from the Cardinal Greenway trail

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Northern support structure

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Support structure

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Looking up at support beams

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Southern abutment and fill

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Barrel shot through supports

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Deck looking South

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Looking over railing at former C&O corridor (now Cardinal Greenway)

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Northern approach

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Railing detail

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Vehicle crossing bridge

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Vertical shots

Looking West

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Southern supports

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Support detail

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Railroad identification sign

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Barrel

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Underside of deck

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Yorktown Park Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 40.175098,-85.494123

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Carries trail over Buck Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Riveted Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 90.0 Feet
Span Length: 90.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt pony truss bridge over Buck Creek on trail
History: Originally built as part of a 2-span bridge at Mahalasville in Morgan County, with this span being moved here in 2005.
Built: 1927

Location: Delaware County

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Up dating

Just giving this bridge another moment

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in February 2017

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Halfway Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.303724,-85.234973

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Carries Norfolk Southern Railway Company over Halfway Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 47.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Halfway Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway Company
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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Sharon Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.268394,-85.288666

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Carries County Road 525 East over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 210.0 Feet
Span Length: 210.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Baltimore Through truss bridge over Mississinewa River
History: Built ca. 1880's by the Indiana Bridge Company; destroyed in the 1913 flood.
Built: ca. 1880's

Location: Delaware County

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Whitney Ford Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.148830,-85.304692

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Carries Inlow Springs Road (CR 431E) over White River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 8-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 176.0 Feet
Span Length: 136.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White River on Inlow Springs Road (CR 431E)
History: Built in 1897 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie, replaced in 1985.
Built: 1897

Location: Delaware County

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449629

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449630

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Inlow Springs Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: January 30 1969

449631

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Inlow Springs Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: September 16 1975

449635

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Whitney Ford Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: July 2 1979

449644

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Jim Cooper photo

449645

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White River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.148943,-85.303805

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Carries Inlow Springs Rd/431 E over White River
Design: beam/stringer
Design Details:
Total Length: 224.1 Feet
Span Length: 73.2 Feet

Overview: Stringer bridge over White River on Inlow Springs Rd/431 E
History:
Built: 1985

Location: Delaware County

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Granville Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.318838,-85.319572

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Carries County Road 371 East over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Riveted Pratt through truss
Total Length: 132.0 Feet
Span Length: 129.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on County Road 371 East
History: Built in 1908 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie, replaced in 1986.
Built: 1908

Location: Delaware County

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449626

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449627

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449628

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Killbuck Creek CR 700W Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.259313,-85.519958

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Carries County Road 700 West over Killbuck Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 3-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 46.0 Feet
Span Length: 46.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Killbuck Creek on County Road 700 West
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Delaware County

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389408

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Williams Creek CR 600S Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.106022,-85.474854

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Carries County Road 600 South over Williams Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 3-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 51.0 Feet
Span Length: 51.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Williams Creek on County Road 600 South
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Delaware County

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389409

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Bell Creek CR 500S Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 40.120535,-85.471843

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Carries County Road 500 West over Bell Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 75.0 Feet
Span Length: 75.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bell Creek on County Road 500 West
History: Built ca. 1915
Built: ca. 1915

Location: Delaware County

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389410

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York Prairie Creek-Burkmill Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.167333,-85.543141

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Carries Burkmill Road (CR 175S) over York Prairie Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 3-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 58.0 Feet
Span Length: 58.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over York Prairie Creek on Burkmill Road.
History: Built ca. 1915
Built: ca. 1915

Location: Delaware County

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389411

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Buck Creek-County Line Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.076578,-85.291525

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Carries County Line Road (800 S near 500E) over Buck Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 4-panel Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 64.0 Feet
Span Length: 64.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Buck Creek on County Line Road
History: Built ca. 1915
Built: ca. 1915

Location: Delaware County

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389412

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Old River Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.131077,-85.557087

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Carries River Road over White River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: One of several Baltimore trusses IBCo. built before they turned to the Camelback design for their longer bridges.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Baltimore Through truss bridge over White River on River Road just North of Daleville
History: Built ca. 1890 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1965.
Built: ca. 1890

Location: Delaware County

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Yorktown Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.174417,-85.492241

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Carries Smith Street over Buck Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Buck Creek on Smith Street
History: Built 1902; replaced
Built: 1902

Location: Delaware County

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Published prior to 1923

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East Jackson Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.192878,-85.363316

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Carries East Jackson Street over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on East Jackson Street
History: Built ca. 1880's
Built: ca. 1880's

Location: Delaware County

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Pre 1923 photo

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E. Jackson St Bridge, Muncie 3-23-13.

1913 Postcard view

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High Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.197015,-85.388979

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Carries High Street/Wheeling Avenue over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: 11-panel, pinned Camelback through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Camelback through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on High Street/Wheeling Avenue
History: Built ca. 1890
Built: ca. 1890

Location: Delaware County

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440930

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1913 Flood photo

Pre 1923 photo

440931

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1913 Flood photo

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Washington Street Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.194888,-85.391809

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Carries Washington Street over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Baltimore Through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Washington Street
History: Built 1887; Replaced 1930
Built: 1887

Location: Delaware County

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440942

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1913 Flood photo

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West Jackson Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.193010,-85.398993

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Carries West Jackson Street over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: Camelback through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Camelback through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on West Jackson Street
History: Built in 1892 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1937.
Built: 1892

Location: Delaware County

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1913 Flood photo

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441052

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Broadway Avenue Bridge (1892)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.198041,-85.376210

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Carries Broadway Avenue over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: Camelback through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Camelback through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Broadway Avenue
History: Built in 1892 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1936.
Built: 1892

Location: Delaware County

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440947

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ca. 1910 postcard

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Memorial Drive Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.178479,-85.342218

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Carries Memorial Drive over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Pinned Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Memorial Drive
History: Built ca. 1888 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1973.
Built: ca. 1888

Location: Delaware County

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441036

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1890 photo

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Walnut Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.204064,-85.386137

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Carries Walnut Street over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/polygonal
Design Details: Indiana Bridge Company "High-Triangular" design.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Walnut Street
History: Built in 1889 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1937
Built: 1889

Location: Delaware County

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441051

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Pre 1923 photo

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Spangler Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.171013,-85.244922

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Carries Former Road over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/bowstring
Design Details: Bowstring through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Former Road
History: Built ca. 1880
Built: ca. 1880

Location: Delaware County

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Dowden Avenue Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.294145,-85.248515

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Carries Dowden Avenue over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 10-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on Dowden Avenue
History: Built ca. 1895 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1974
Built: ca. 1895

Location: Delaware County

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442117

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Courtesy of the "Lost Muncie" Facebook group.

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Tillotson Avenue Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.184965,-85.419113

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Carries Tillotson Avenue over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: Camelback through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Camelback through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Tillotson Avenue
History: Built ca. 1910 by the Indiana Bridge Company; replaced in 1964.
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Delaware County

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442128

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Courtesy of the "Lost Muncie" Facebook group.

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Elm Street Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.202603,-85.382453

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Carries Elm Street over White River (West Fork)
Design: truss/through/polygonal
Design Details: IBCo. High-Triangular polygonal Warren Truss.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Elm Street
History: Built ca. 1890's by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1937.
Built: ca. 1890's

Location: Delaware County

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Postcard use courtesy of John Hobson

509480

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Elm St. Bridge Muncie, Ind.

1913 Postcard view

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Selvey Road - Mud Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge in 1951

Location: 40.263363,-85.227302

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Carries Selvey Road (Now CR 850E) over Mud Creek
Design: beam/stringer
Design Details: Stringer
Total Length: 35.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost stringer bridge over Mud Creek on Selvey Road
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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Selvey Road - Mud Creek Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: June 6 1950

443728

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Selvey Road - Mud Creek Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: June 2 1950

443731

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Selvey Road - Mud Creek Bridge

Article about replacement bridge

Muncie Evening Press: October 1 1951

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Albany Bridge at Kitselman Park

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.192414,-85.363131

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Carries White River Greenway/Cardinal Greenway over West Fork White River
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: 9-panel, pinned Camelback through truss
Total Length: 176.8 Feet
Span Length: 174.8 Feet

Overview: Camelback through truss bridge over West Fork White River on White River Greenway/Cardinal Greenway
History: Built South of Albany in 1905 over the Mississinewa River by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie, restored and moved over the White River next to the East Jackson Street Bridge in 2019.
Built: 1905

Location: Delaware County

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Taken just after bridge was placed on supports

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in June 2019

500842

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North side

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500843

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Northwest oblique

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500844

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South side

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500845

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West end

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500846

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Barrel

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500847

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Southwest oblique

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500848

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Southwest oblique

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Cornbread Road - Buck Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge in 1975

Location: 40.170190,-85.487220

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Carries Cornbread Road over Buck Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 8-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Buck Creek on Cornbread Road
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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452971

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Cornbread Road - Buck Creek Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: June 19 1975

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IN 32 - Mud Creek Bridge (Older)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.193050,-85.287770

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Carries IN 32 over Mud Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren Pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on IN 32
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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IN 32 - Mud Creek Bridge (Older)

The Star Press: February 18 1948

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NS - Mississinewa River Bridge (Eaton)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.338137,-85.357759

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Carries Norfolk Southern Railway over Mississinewa River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 275.0 Feet
Span Length: 85.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Mississinewa River on Norfolk Southern Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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NS - Mississinewa River Bridge (Albany)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.295075,-85.246657

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Carries Norfolk Southern Railway over Mississinewa River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 210.0 Feet
Span Length: 70.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Mississinewa River on Norfolk Southern Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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NS - White River Bridge (South)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.194123,-85.363899

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Carries Norfolk Southern Railway over White River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 265.0 Feet
Span Length: 75.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over White River on Norfolk Southern Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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CSX - White River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.191894,-85.362955

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Carries CSX Transportation over White River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 320.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over White River on CSX Transportation
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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NS - White River Bridge (West)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.188452,-85.408836

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Carries Norfolk Southern Railway over White River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 230.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over White River on Norfolk Southern Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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NS - White River Bridge (Riverview Park)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.197746,-85.367611

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Carries Norfolk Southern Railway over White River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 270.0 Feet
Span Length: 75.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over White River on Norfolk Southern Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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Nixon Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge after a partial collapse

Location: 40.349684,-85.423189

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Carries Eaton-Wheeling Pike over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Combination wood and iron through truss
Total Length: 225.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Combination Pratt through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on Eaton-Wheeling Pike
History: Built ca. 1880's
Built: ca. 1880's

Location: Delaware County

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Nixon Bridge

The Star Press: May 17 1964

486702

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Nixon Bridge

Account of Collapse

Muncie Evening Press: May 18 1901

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Nixon Bridge (1901)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge after a partial collapse

Location: 40.349691,-85.423199

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Carries Eaton-Wheeling Pike over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: (2) Pinned Pratt through trusses
Total Length: 219.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on Eaton-Wheeling Pike
History: Built 1901 by Indiana Bridge Company; Replaced 1964 after one span collapsed.
Built: 1901

Location: Delaware County

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Nixon Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: March 6 1964

486704

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Nixon Bridge

The Star Press: May 17 1964

486705

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Nixon Bridge

Muncie Evening Press: June 10 1901

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Mississinewa River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.338251,-85.354848

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Carries S Romy Street over Mississinewa River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on S Romy Street
History:
Built:

Location: Delaware County

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Mississinewa River Bridge

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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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