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Ballard Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.909167,-86.122222

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Carries CR 450 West over Ballard Creek
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 21.0 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Ballard Creek on CR 450 West
History: Built ca. 1960
Built: ca. 1960

Location: Jackson County

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Bell Ford Covered Bridge 14-36-03

Status: Destroyed by flooding

Location: 38.973497,-85.929600

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Carries IN 258 over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/post
Design Details: Covered Post through truss
Total Length: 330.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Collapsed covered bridge over East Fork White River
History: Built 1885; collapsed in 1999 and 2006
Built: 1885

Location: Jackson County

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116051

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Remaining section

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2005

116052

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Center Pier

Collapse was due to beams resting unprotected on center pier, eventually rotted away.

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2005

116053

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Overview

Section that collapsed on January 2, 2006

Photo taken by Tom Hall in September 2005

136236

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Back in better days

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

136829

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This photo taken in 1970's

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

136830

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Detail of Post truss

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

155753

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General View From Northwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

155754

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Perspective View From Northwest

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155755

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Perspective View

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155756

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Elevation Of North Portal And Center Abutment

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

155757

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Detail Of Portal And Abutment From Northwest

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155758

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View From Southwest With Signage

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155759

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View From Southwest At Water's Edge

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155760

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General View From South

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Perspective View From Southwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

427810

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Photo by Linda Daffron, 2005

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

427811

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Photo by Linda Daffron, 2005

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

427812

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Photo by Linda Daffron, 2005

Photo taken by Mike Daffron

469017

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Before being bypassed

Courtesy of Jackson County Public Library

490619

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Photo taken by Bryan Ketcham, 1948

499661

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2021

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Branch Clear Spring Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.904444,-86.214167

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Carries CR 200 North over Branch Clear Spring Creek
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 20.0 Feet
Span Length: 8.9 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over a branch of Clear Spring Creek on CR 200 North
History: Built ca. 1950
Built: ca. 1950

Location: Jackson County

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Cavanaugh Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment and then demolished.

Location: 38.763333,-86.136389

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Carries County Road 550 West over Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pin-connected, 10-panel Pratt through truss
Total Length: 179.1 Feet
Span Length: 173.8 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on County Road 550 West
History: Built 1899; closed to traffic in Sept. 2005
Built: 1899

Location: Jackson County

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109263

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Overview

Photos taken October 2006 by Joshua Collins

109264

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Portal

110541

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Bridge Overview

The bridge is closed to traffic.

Photo taken by James McCray

110542

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North Portal

Photo taken by James McCray

110543

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South Portal

Photo taken by James McCray

136356

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Bridge when it was open to traffic.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

159811

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front shot

Photo taken by J.P.

159812

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the plaque. to much sun to read it

Photo taken by J.P.

159813

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tunnel shot

they put up fences on both sides to keep people off the bridge

Photo taken by J.P.

159814

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lattice detail

Photo taken by J.P.

159815

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looking down the side

Photo taken by J.P.

159816

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more lattice detail

Photo taken by J.P.

159817

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looking up

Photo taken by J.P.

159818

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looking down the other side

Photo taken by J.P.

391276

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

391277

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

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Clear Spring Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.865278,-86.224444

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Carries CR 75 South over Clear Spring Creek
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 67.9 Feet
Span Length: 21.0 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Clear Spring Creek on CR 75 South
History: Built 1972
Built: 1972

Location: Jackson County

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Clear Spring Creek Old US 50 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.849444,-86.261389

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Carries Old US 50 over Clear Spring Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 64.9 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Clear Spring Creek on Old US 50
History: Built 1987
Built: 1987

Location: Jackson County

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Vallonia Bridge

Status: Bypassed, but open to pedestrians

Location: 38.853889,-86.109444

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Carries County Road 375 West (Bypassed section) over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: 9-panel, pinned Whipple truss (2-spans)
Total Length: 249.9 Feet
Span Length: 123.0 Feet

Overview: Whipple through truss bridge over East Fork White River on old section of CR 375 West
History: Built 1887
Built: 1887

Location: Jackson County

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110685

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Overview

The bridge is known as the Ft. Vallonia Bridge since Fort Vallonia is located about a mile south of the bridge. The Medora Covered Bridge is directly down stream of this bridge.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Deck View

Photo taken by James McCray

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North Portal

Photo taken by James McCray

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Bridge Plaque

Photo taken by James McCray

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Photo taken by Joshua Collins

111642

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Photo taken by Joshua Collins

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Photo taken by Joshua Collins

136357

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Older picture of this bridge.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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new railing shot

Photo taken by J.P.

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from the south side of the bridge

Photo taken by J.P.

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looking south

Photo taken by J.P.

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loving the decoration

Photo taken by J.P.

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looking south

Photo taken by J.P.

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detail shot

Photo taken by J.P.

157793

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detail shot

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157794

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comparision between new bridge and old

Photo taken by J.P.

157795

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looking north and new wood flooring

Photo taken by J.P.

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detail shot

Photo taken by J.P.

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Vallonia bridge

Photo taken by J.P. in December 2011

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

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405975

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2015

405976

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in April, 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, September 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, September 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, September 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron, September 2018

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Photo taken by Jenise Stewart

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Photo taken by Jenise Stewart

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Photo taken by Jenise Stewart

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East Fork White River IN 11 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.999501,-85.891383

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Carries IN 11 over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Parker through truss
Total Length: 403.8 Feet
Span Length: 199.8 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over East Fork White River on IN 11
History: Built 1941; rehabilitated 1974
Built: 1941

Location: Jackson County

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Portal

Photo taken Oct. 2006 by Tom Hall

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Goss Ditch US 50 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.874722,-86.142500

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Carries US 50 over Goss Ditch
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 31.8 Feet
Span Length: 29.8 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Goss Ditch on US 50
History: Built 1937
Built: 1937

Location: Jackson County

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Guthrie Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.889167,-86.188611

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Carries CR 810 West over Guthrie Creek
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 32.1 Feet
Span Length: 24.9 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Guthrie Creek on CR 810 West
History: Built ca. 1980
Built: ca. 1980

Location: Jackson County

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Indian Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.958014,-85.973860

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Carries CR 550 North over Indian Creek
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 58.1 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Indian Creek on CR 550 North
History: Built 1971
Built: 1971

Location: Jackson County

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Maumee Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 39.039369,-86.277970

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Carries Maumee Road over Combs Branch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Bolted Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 29.8 Feet
Span Length: 25.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Combs Branch on Maumee Road
History: Built ca. 1920; Replaced
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Jackson County

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Mchargue Ditch CR 150S Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.862010,-86.131332

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Carries County Road 100 South over Mchargue Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: 4-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 64.9 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Mchargue Ditch on County Road 100 South
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1997
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Jackson County

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145882

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Photo taken by J.P.

145883

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145884

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145885

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145886

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222276

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222278

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Photo taken by J.P.

391279

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

405966

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

405967

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

405968

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

405969

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 1

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 2

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 3

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 5

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 6

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 7

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 8

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 9

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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McHargue Ditch 10

Photo taken by Mike Daffron May 2018

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Medora Covered Bridge 14-36-04

Status: Open to pedestrians only
Restored in 2011

Location: 38.818584,-86.147374

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Carries Predecessor to IN 235 over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 462.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Three-span covered bridge over East Fork White River just off IN 235, east of Medora
History: Built 1875, closed to vehicle traffic in 1972, restored in 2011
Built: 1875

Location: Jackson County

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Overview

Photo taken August 2006 by Tom Hall

110537

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Friend Inside Bridge

Photo taken by James McCray

110538

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Underneath Medora Bridge

Photo taken by James McCray

110539

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Medora Bridge North Face

Photo taken by James McCray

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A Good Day of Bridgehunting

Photo taken by James McCray

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Portal

Photo taken by Tom Hall in August 2006

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veiw from inside

Photo taken by Tom Hall in August 2006

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in August 2006

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North side

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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Another view from North with the boat ramp

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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East end is covered in Ivy.....

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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.....While the West end has almost none

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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Looking through the bridge after new roof installed. Compare this with Tom Hall's photo showing all the holes letting light (and ever worse water)in.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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Remnant of old advertising

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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Damage to one of the arches

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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The East span is in the worst shape and has been shored up

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in June 2009

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Looking down the side of the bridge

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in May 2010

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Vintage postcard scan.

Photo taken by Bill Estell

184354

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Overview

Roof & siding has been removed. Currently undergoing restoration.

Photo taken by Terry Hall in October 2010

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Rafters

Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2010

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Looking through at floor level

Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2010

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2010

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2010

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2010

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2010

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Photo taken by Tom Hall in October 2010

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July 16, 2011

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2011

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Details of Pier

Notice inspection door.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2011

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West Side Abutment

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2011

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Barrel

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2011

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Wire insulator post.

This is an insulator post for a wire line. I'm not sure but may have been phone lines or telegraph wines run over the bridge at one time.

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2011

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Arch Fender Details

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2011

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Joint West Side

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2011

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Portal West

Photo taken by Ed Hollowell in July 2011

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Obliques from West approach

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Approaching on new "road" from the West

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Portal detail

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Tunnel vision

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Upper lateral bracing

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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New wood in arches...

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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...but more old than new

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Interpretive plaque

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Pier

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Looking up at North side

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Old and new

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Arches bearing on pier

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Lower lateral bracing and floor beams

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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This is as close to fitting the entire length into the picture that I could come... unfortunately the vegetation hides part of it.

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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North side views...

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Vertical shots...

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Looking up

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Barrel

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Upper bracing

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Diagonal notched into vertical

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Underside

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Lower bracing

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Center pier

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Ice breaker

Photo taken by Tony Dillon in September 2011

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Medora covered bridge Panoramic

Photo taken by J.P. in December 2011

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Photo taken by J.P.

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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East Portal

Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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West Portal

Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in December 2011

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in December 2011

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in September 2009

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in December 2011

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2015

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2015

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The sheer magnitude and length of the bridge is hard to portray from pictures alone.

Photo taken by Garrett DiDomizio

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View from parking area in the distance

Photo taken by Garrett DiDomizio

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Photo taken by Garrett DiDomizio

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Inside view of bridge

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Me and my brother at one end of the bridge

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Historic Photo of Medora Bridge

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Photo taken by Bryan E. Ketcham on Apr. 3, 1948 at 11:00 a.m.

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Muscatatuck River IN 256 East Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.742500,-85.843333

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Carries IN 256 over Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Riveted, 10-panel Parker through truss
Total Length: 284.7 Feet
Span Length: 174.8 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on IN 256
History: Built 1941; rehabilitated 1984
Built: 1941

Location: Jackson County

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Overview

The bridge is almost an exact copy of its sister bridge three miles to the west.

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West Portal

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Oblique View

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Pond Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.804444,-86.013056

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Carries CR 125 East over Pond Creek
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 32.1 Feet
Span Length: 23.0 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Pond Creek on CR 125 East
History: Built 1983
Built: 1983

Location: Jackson County

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Rider Ditch CR 650S Bridge

Status: Gone within last couple years of photos.

Location: 38.786190,-85.888150

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Carries County Road 650 South over Rider Ditch
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 90.8 Feet
Span Length: 85.9 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Rider Ditch on County Road 650 South
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Jackson County

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Overview of west portal

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tunnel view

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looking at the bridge opening

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it says keep out

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tunnel from the other side

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lattice detail

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damage to the bridge.

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replacement for the damage

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more damage

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portal design

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in April 2011

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Rider Ditch Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.822205,-85.870962

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Carries CR 400 South over Rider Ditch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 89.9 Feet
Span Length: 85.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Rider Ditch on CR 400 South
History: Built 1905; rehabilitated 1992
Built: 1905

Location: Jackson County

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Rider Ditch CR 300S Bridge

Status: Bridge has been repaired but is closed.

Location: 38.837306,-85.866132

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Carries County Road 300 South over Rider Ditch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, Pinned Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 89.9 Feet
Span Length: 88.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Rider Ditch on County Road 300 South
History: Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1992
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Jackson County

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Bridge back from the dead

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Sand Creek US 31 Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge
Slated for demolition and replacement contract letting 12/9/2015

Location: 39.063611,-85.832778

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Carries US 31 over Sand Creek
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Two riveted, 10-panel Parker through trusses
Total Length: 353.6 Feet
Span Length: 174.8 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Sand Creek on US 31
History: Built 1936; rehabilitated 1995; Demolished 2016
Built: 1936

Location: Jackson County

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Overview

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Deck View

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Sand creek us 31 bridge

Us-31 bridge over sand creek

Photo taken by cory coffey in February 2016

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in March 2016

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Shieldstown Covered Bridge 14-36-02

Status: Open to pedestrians only
Meeting scheduled for Sept. 11 concerning the much needed rehabilitation of this landmark.

Location: 38.915333,-86.002833

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Carries CR 200N over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 353.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over East Fork White River
History: Built 1876
Built: 1876

Location: Jackson County

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The east side of the bridge.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Closeup of East Face

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Deck View

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Oblique View

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Inside of Bridge

Note the Burr Arch design.

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Bridge from Underneath.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Bridge Plaque

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Although not in as bad shape as Medora, this bridge does need to be rehabilitated.

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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Showing the old and the new

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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Barrel shot of the trusses

Photo taken by Anthony Dillon in July 2009

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Detail shot of one of the arches

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The bench mentioned in comment below

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Local Adervistement

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Shieldstown bridge panoramic

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Photo taken by Nick in October 2011

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Photo taken by Nick in October 2011

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South Portal

Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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North Portal

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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Photo taken by Andrew Raker in June 2014

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Shieldstown 3 shot film pano crop

Taken Canon AE-1 50mm lens @ f16; upstream side of bridge. Scanned Epson V600, stitched in PS9.

Photo taken by K. Allen Ballard in February 23, 2000

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Photo by Linda Daffron, 2005

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Photo by Linda Daffron, 2005

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Bridge view from road

Photo taken by Garrett DiDomizio

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View from other side

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View inside looking out

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View of just how long the bridge truly is

Photo taken by Garrett DiDomizio in August 2020

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Historic Photo of Shieldstown Bridge

Photo taken facing South Portal

Photo taken by Bryan E. Ketcham on Apr. 3, 1948 at 10:25 a.m.

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Smart Ditch CR 600E Bridge

Status: Closed

Location: 38.768056,-85.923611

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Carries County Road 600 East over Smart Ditch
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Total Length: 81.0 Feet
Span Length: 78.1 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Smart Ditch on County Road 600 East
History:
Built: ca. 1905

Location: Jackson County

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North Entrance

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Framing Artwork

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Profile

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Under the Deck

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in April 2011

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in April 2011

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in April 2011

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on the way

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...still going

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Yee Ha!

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looking south

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As close as I could get to the bridge. Water too high. North end.

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Sparks Ferry Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 38.777605,-86.227277

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Carries Sparks Ferry Road (CR 1040W) over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 2X10-panel, pinned Pratt through truss 4-panel, pinned Pratt pony
Total Length: 424.7 Feet
Span Length: 175.8 Feet

Overview: Two-span through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Sparks Ferry Road
History: Built ca. 1890; closed to traffic 2006
Built: ca. 1890

Location: Jackson County

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Portal

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Approach span

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Portal Detail

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The plaque before it went missing

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abundment on the north side of the river

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looking down the tunnel

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lattice design

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portal decals

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looking up

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looking up with more trees

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tunnel shot from pony truss side

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THE GOOSE

this goose is nesting on the abundment. Dont mess with it because daddy goose is hanging around and will take you out if it needs to. infact i held us hostage for a few minutes

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looking down the tunnel

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oblique view

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chain

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Looking South

Photo taken by Tim Wray May 11, 2013

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Looking North from South End

Photo taken by Tim Wray May 11, 2013

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During the "Great Flood" of 1913

Railroad tracks moved to higher ground nearby some point after this flood.

National Weather Service, Anne Duell

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Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.821944,-85.884167

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Carries CR 400 South over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 66.9 Feet
Span Length: 18.0 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on CR 400 South
History: Built 1971
Built: 1971

Location: Jackson County

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Von Fange Ditch Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 38.940735,-85.926288

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Carries CR 600 East over Von Fange Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Riveted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 48.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Von Fange Ditch on CR 600 East in Seymour
History: Built 1935; replaced 2004
Built: 1935

Location: Jackson County

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Wayman Ditch Base Road Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only
Bridge has been relocated to Jackson County Fair Grounds

Location: 38.867000,-86.030977

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Carries Pedestrian Path over Wayman Ditch (Originally)
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 2-panel, Pinned half-hipped Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 37.1 Feet
Span Length: 34.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Ditch at Jackson County Fairgrounds
History: Built in 1896 by the Lafayette Bridge Company, Relocated 2011 to Jackson County Fairgrounds
Built: 1896

Location: Jackson County

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141228

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157797

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157798

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157800

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391273

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405981

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405982

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Wayman Ditch Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.905556,-86.112778

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Carries CR 200 North over Wayman Ditch
Design: arch
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 42.0 Feet
Span Length: 17.1 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Wayman Ditch on CR 200 North
History: Built 1972
Built: 1972

Location: Jackson County

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Smart Ditch Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.765657,-85.936042

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Carries IN 39 over Smart Ditch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 73.2 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Smart Ditch on IN 39
History: Built 1908; replaced 1992
Built: 1908

Location: Jackson County

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East Fork White River Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.879641,-86.080841

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Carries US 50 over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Riveted Parker through truss
Total Length: 650.0 Feet
Span Length: 198.2 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over East Fork White River on US 50
History: Built 1934; replaced 1999
Built: 1934

Location: Jackson County

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158836

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158837

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Jackson County Banner: January 19 1983

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Jackson County Banner: January 19 1983

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Jackson County Banner: January 19 1983

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Jackson County Banner: January 19 1983

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Jackson County Banner: December 27 1986

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Jackson County Banner: July 13 1999

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Deer Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.925000,-85.961667

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Carries US 50 over Deer Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 51.8 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Lost concrete arch bridge over Deer Creek on US 50
History: Built 1932; rehabilitated 1958; replaced 1999
Built: 1932

Location: Jackson County

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White Creek CR 400N Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.935149,-86.058688

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Carries County Road 400 North over White Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, Bolted Pratt through truss w/3-panel, pinned Bedstead approach.
Total Length: 124.0 Feet
Span Length: 77.1 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White Creek on County Road 400 North
History: Built 1905; replaced 1993
Built: ca. 1905

Location: Jackson County

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158724

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158725

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Walker Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 39.031180,-85.967254

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Carries CR 1050N over Branch of White Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Riveted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 51.8 Feet
Span Length: 47.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of White Creek on CR 1050N
History: Built 1919 by the Central States Bridge Company; replaced 1998
Built: 1919

Location: Jackson County

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Branch Vernon Fork Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.837325,-85.870412

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Carries CR 300S over Branch of Vernon Fork
Design: truss/bedstead/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt bedstead pony truss
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 58.1 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Vernon Fork on CR 300S
History: Built 1895; replaced 1994
Built: 1895

Location: Jackson County

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158824

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158825

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Horse Lick Creek CR 600E Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.848267,-85.924269

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Carries CR 600E over Horse Lick Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Bolted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 51.8 Feet
Span Length: 47.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Horse Lick Creek on CR 600E
History: Built ca. 1930; replaced 1992
Built: ca. 1930

Location: Jackson County

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Muscatatuck River CR 710S Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.778159,-85.895454

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Carries County Road 710 South over Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: Whipple through truss with 4 Pratt bedstead approach spans
Total Length: 365.2 Feet
Span Length: 149.9 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on County Road 710 South
History: Built ca. 1890; replaced 1994
Built: ca. 1890

Location: Jackson County

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Mt. Eden Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.766694,-86.046866

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Carries County Road 775 South over Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 160.1 Feet
Span Length: 155.8 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on County Road 775 South
History: Built 1914; replaced 1992
Built: 1914

Location: Jackson County

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158726

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158727

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Wayman Ditch CR 400W Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.859175,-86.114018

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Carries County Road 400 West over Wayman Ditch
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, Pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 90.9 Feet
Span Length: 86.9 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Wayman Ditch on County Road 400 West
History: Built ca.1905; replaced 1994
Built: ca.1905

Location: Jackson County

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158728

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158729

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Mutton Creek Ditch Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.955130,-85.820698

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Carries Old CR 500 N over Mutton Creek Ditc
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 58.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Mutton Creek Ditc on Old CR 500 N
History: Built 1925
Built: 1925

Location: Jackson County

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382679

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382680

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Storm Creek Ditch Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.954953,-85.801662

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Carries Old CR 500 N over Storm Creek Ditch
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 53.2 Feet
Span Length: 47.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Storm Creek Ditch on Old CR 500 N
History: Built 1925
Built: 1925

Location: Jackson County

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382681

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Old SR 250 Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 38.871515,-86.033822

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Carries Old 250 over Hough Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Hough Creek on Old 250 in Brownstown at the Jackson County Fairgrounds
History:
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Location: Jackson County

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145873

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145874

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145875

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145877

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145878

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145880

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222188

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453373

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New Ford Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.956852,-85.936775

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Carries New Ford Road (CR550N) over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: (2)10-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses (1884) (1)8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss (1891) (1)6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss (1891)
Total Length: 560.0 Feet
Span Length: 140.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over East Fork White River on New Ford Road (CR550N)
History: Built 1891 with two of the spans salvaged from an 1884 bridge; replaced in 1987
Built: 1891

Location: Jackson County

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158834

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New Ford Bridge

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New Ford Bridge

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White Creek 250N Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.913585,-86.063909

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Carries County Road 250 North over White Creek
Design: truss/through/other
Design Details: 5-panel, pinned Pratt Bedstead through truss
Total Length: 79.0 Feet
Span Length: 79.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bedstead through truss bridge over White Creek on County Road 250 North
History: Built in 1889 by the Indiana Bridge Company
Built: 1889

Location: Jackson County

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166535

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LIRC - Muscatatuck River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.840761,-85.858144

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Carries Louisville and Indiana Railroad Co over Muscatatuck River Vernon Fork
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 481.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Muscatatuck River Vernon Fork on Louisville and Indiana Railroad Co
History:
Built:

Location: Jackson County

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INRD - Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River Bridge

Status: Removed

Location: 38.840738,-85.858306

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Carries Indiana Rail Road over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 480.0 Feet
Span Length: 150.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on Indiana Rail Road
History: Built 1907; Removed 1941
Built: 1907

Location: Jackson County

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PRR - Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.840740,-85.858310

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Carries Pennsylvania Railroad over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River
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 Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on Pennsylvania Railroad
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Built:

Location: Jackson County

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350267

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PRR - Muscatatuck River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.769815,-85.823481

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Carries Pennsylvania Railroad over Muscatatuck River
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 Muscatatuck River on Pennsylvania Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Jackson County

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INRD - Muscatatuck River Bridge

Status: Removed

Location: 38.769815,-85.823481

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Carries Indiana Rail Road over Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 525.0 Feet
Span Length: 135.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on Indiana Rail Road
History: Built 1907; Removed 1941
Built: 1907

Location: Jackson County

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South Fork Salt Creek CR 825N Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.995902,-86.127629

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Carries County Road 825 North over South Fork Salt Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 4-panel Warren pony truss
Total Length: 107.0 Feet
Span Length: 70.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over South Fork Salt Creek on County Road 825 North
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Jackson County

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Ball-Richard Ditch Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.891569,-86.084988

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Carries Ewing Road (CR 100N) over Branch of Ball-Richard Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: 2-panel Warren pony truss
Total Length: 30.0 Feet
Span Length: 30.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Branch of Ball-Richard Ditch on Ewing Road (CR 100N)
History: Built ca. 1915
Built: ca. 1915

Location: Jackson County

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White Creek CR 300N Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.920845,-86.061575

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Carries County Road 300 North over White Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, bolted Pratt through truss
Total Length: 81.0 Feet
Span Length: 81.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White Creek on County Road 300 North
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Jackson County

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391266

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White Creek CR 500N Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.949796,-86.038567

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Carries County Road 500 North over White Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, bolted Pratt through truss
Total Length: 80.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over White Creek on County Road 500 North
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Jackson County

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391267

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391268

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White Creek CR 800N Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.993427,-86.008352

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Carries County Road 800 North over White Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 5-panel, bolted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 90.0 Feet
Span Length: 90.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over White Creek on County Road 800 North
History: Built ca. 1905
Built: ca. 1905

Location: Jackson County

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Pond Creek Branch CR 400S Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.823218,-85.978949

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Carries County Road 400 South over Branch of Pond Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: 2-panel Warren pony truss
Total Length: 33.0 Feet
Span Length: 33.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Branch of Pond Creek on County Road 400 South
History: Built ca. 1915
Built: ca. 1915

Location: Jackson County

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Smart Ditch CR 700E Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.770365,-85.905248

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Carries County Road 700 East over Smart Ditch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 89.0 Feet
Span Length: 89.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Smart Ditch on County Road 700 East
History: Built ca. 1900
Built: ca. 1900

Location: Jackson County

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Horse Lick Creek CR 475E Bridge

Status: New bridge built on nearby intersecting road and old bridge removed.

Location: 38.867736,-85.947941

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Carries County Road 475 East over Horse Lick Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 3-panel Warren pony truss
Total Length: 48.0 Feet
Span Length: 47.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Horse Lick Creek on County Road 475 East
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Jackson County

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McMillan Ditch CR 150S Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.854476,-86.145010

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Carries County Road 150 South over McMillan Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: 2-panel, Warren pony truss
Total Length: 29.0 Feet
Span Length: 29.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over McMillan Ditch on County Road 150 South
History: Built ca. 1915
Built: ca. 1915

Location: Jackson County

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Mchargue Ditch CR 500W Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.876421,-86.131910

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Carries County Road 500 West over McHargue Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: 3-panel Warren pony truss
Total Length: 43.0 Feet
Span Length: 43.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over McHargue Ditch on County Road 500 West
History: Built ca. 1920
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Jackson County

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391280

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Guthrie Creek Old US 50 Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.849483,-86.261609

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Carries Old US 50 over Guthrie Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 75.0 Feet
Span Length: 75.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Guthrie Creek on Old US 50
History: Built ca. 1905
Built: ca. 1905

Location: Jackson County

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McMillan Ditch CR 100S Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.861707,-86.145236

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Carries County Road 100 South over McMillan Ditch
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 40.0 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over McMillan Ditch on County Road 100 South
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Jackson County

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391285

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391286

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Vernon Fork US 31 Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.906235,-85.821209

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Carries US 31 over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 8-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 124.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on US 31
History: Built 1923
Built: 1923

Location: Jackson County

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391287

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Smart Ditch SR 39 Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.765869,-85.935412

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Carries State Road 39 over Smart Ditch
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 73.6 Feet
Span Length: 73.6 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Smart Ditch on State Road 39
History: Built ca. 1900
Built: ca. 1900

Location: Jackson County

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Private Railroad Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 38.889392,-86.048518

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Carries Abandoned railroad over Tributary of East Fork White River
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Tributary of East Fork White River on Abandoned railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Jackson County

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LIRC - Blau Ditch Stone Arch

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.802458,-85.845989

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Carries Louisville and Indiana Railroad over Blau Ditch
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Blau Ditch on Louisville and Indiana Railroad
History: Built CA 1910
Built: CA 1910

Location: Jackson County

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Indian Creek CR 550N Bridge

Status: Collapsed

Location: 38.958010,-85.973860

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Carries County Road 550 North over Indian Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on County Road 550 North
History:
Built:

Location: Jackson County

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Indiana Creek Bridge

The Tribune: June 10 1971

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Mutton Creek CR 700N Bridge

Status: Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Location: 38.984278,-85.814684

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Carries County Road 700 North over Mutton Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pinned Pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Mutton Creek on County Road 700 North
History:
Built: ca. 1890's

Location: Jackson County

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Mutton Creek Bridge

The Tribune: September 14 1977

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CR 600 - Muscatatuck River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.793509,-85.884169

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Carries County Road 600 over Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Wrought iron, pinned Pratt through truss (7-panels)
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on County Road 600
History: Built ca. 1880 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced in 1972.
Built: ca. 1880's

Location: Jackson County

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CR 600 - Muscatatuck River Bridge

The Tribune: J23 1971

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Ewing Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.891274,-86.066178

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Carries Ewing Road over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/howe
Design Details: Howe through truss
Total Length: 374.0 Feet
Span Length: 350.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Howe through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Ewing Road
History: Built in 1870 by J.J. Daniels; replaced in 1970
Built: 1870

Location: Jackson County

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1963 photo

Indiana Historical Society

490620

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Image

From book by Bryan Ketcham, Covered Bridges of the Byways of Indiana

Photo taken by Bryan Ketcham

490621

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Photo taken by Bryan Ketcham, June 5, 1942

490622

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Photo taken by Bryan Ketcham, June 5, 1942

491660

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Ewing Covered Bridge

The Tribune: May 14 1969

491661

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Ewing Covered Bridge

Blurb

The Tribune: May 14 1969

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IN 258 - White Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.979160,-86.015833

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Carries IN 258 over White Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 8-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over White Creek on IN 258
History:
Built:

Location: Jackson County

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IN 258 - White Creek Bridge

The Tribune: July 18 1974

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Millport Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Location: 38.765270,-86.103055

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Carries IN 135 over Muscatatuck 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 Muscatatuck River on IN 135
History: Built in 1883 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company
Built: 1883

Location: Jackson County

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Millport Bridge

Jackson County Banner: May 3 1883

452108

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Millport Bridge

Jackson County Banner: August 9 1922

452109

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Millport Bridge

Jackson County Banner: May 18 1932

452110

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Millport Bridge

Princeton Daily Clarion: May 21 1932

452111

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Millport Bridge

The Tribune: October 28 1950

452112

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Millport Bridge

Jackson County Banner: October 20 1954

452113

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Millport Bridge

Jackson County Banner: April 20 1955

452114

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Millport Bridge

Replacement Bridge

Jackson County Banner: August 17 1955

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Blue Hole Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.973763,-85.951134

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Carries State Road 258 over Blue Hole Pond (Indian Creek)
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 Blue Hole Pond on State Road 258
History: Built ca. 1910
Built: ca. 1910

Location: Jackson County

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Blue Hole Bridge

Jackson County Banner: February 19 1983

468924

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Blue Hole Bridge

Jackson County Public Library

468925

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Blue Hole Bridge

Jackson County Public Library

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Honeytown Bridge

Status: Destroyed by collision

Location: 38.899562,-86.033664

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Carries County Road 25 East over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: (2)11-panel, pinned Whipple through trusses
Total Length: 325.0 Feet
Span Length: 159.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Whipple through truss bridge over East Fork White River on County Road 25 East
History: Built in 1882; Struck by pickup truck September 11, 1980, causing north span to collapse - was subsequently removed around year's end
Built: 1882

Location: Jackson County

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Honeytown Bridge

Jackson County Banner: September 13 1980

457161

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Honeytown Bridge

1 of 2

Jackson County Banner: September 13 1980

457162

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Honeytown Bridge

2 of 2

Jackson County Banner: September 13 1980

457163

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Honeytown Bridge

Jackson County Banner: September 13 1980

457164

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Honeytown Bridge

The Tribune: September 11 1980

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Honeytown Bridge

Excerpt

The Tribune: September 17 1980

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Honeytown Bridge

Excerpt

The Tribune: November 4 1980

457167

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Honeytown Bridge

Article

Jackson County Banner: November 19 1980

457168

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Honeytown Bridge

Excerpt

Jackson County Banner: December 17 1980

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Honeytown Bridge

The Tribune: April 27 1982

471649

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Honeytown Bridge

The Tribune: March 2 1976

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Rockford Bridge (1891)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.987092,-85.898869

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Carries Reddington Street (CR 725N) over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/pennsylvania
Design Details: Pennsylvania through truss
Total Length: 420.0 Feet
Span Length: 280.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Reddington Street (CR 725N)
History: Pratt through truss built 1884; Pennsylvania through truss built 1891; Replaced 1971.
Built: 1891

Location: Jackson County

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Rockford Bridge

Jackson County History

468176

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: May 6 1964

468177

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: January 22 1966

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: November 13 1967

468179

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: November 13 1967

468180

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: November 15 1967

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: September 16 1969

468182

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: June 21 1971

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: June 24 1971

468184

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Rockford Bridge

Jackson County History

468185

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: January 19 1971

468186

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Indiana Bridge Company Lithograph

Oops... It's a Pennsylvania truss!

Litho supplied by Jim Cooper

468926

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1917 photo

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Rockford Bridge (1884)

Status: 2 of 3 spans replaced after flood damage and possibly reused;All later replaced.

Location: 38.987102,-85.898822

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Carries Reddington Street (CR 725N) over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: (3)10-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Total Length: 420.0 Feet
Span Length: 140.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Reddington Street (CR 725N)
History: Built 1884 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company
Built: 1884

Location: Jackson County

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Cropped newspaper photo showing the remaining 1884 span.

The Tribune: January 19 1971

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Rockford Bridge

Jackson County Banner: July 24 1884

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Rockford Bridge

Jackson County Banner: August 14 1884

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Rockford Bridge

Jackson County Banner: August 14 1884

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Rockford Bridge (1871)

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 38.986944,-85.898611

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Carries Reddington Street (CR 725N) over East Fork White River
Design: truss
Design Details: Combination Truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Truss bridge over East Fork White River on Reddington Street (CR 725N)
History: Built 1871; Replaced 1884
Built: 1871

Location: Jackson County

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Rockford Bridge

Jackson County Banner: July 20 1876

468570

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Rockford Bridge

The Tribune: September 21 1955

468571

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Rockford Bridge

The Edinburgh Daily Courier: May 8 1884

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Jersey Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.770615,-85.822653

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Carries US 31 over Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Appears to be either a Pratt or a Whipple truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on US 31
History: Built ca. 1880's and later replaced by another truss bridge
Built: ca. 1880's

Location: Jackson County

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Jersey Bridge

1888 photo

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Newry Bridge (1855)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.906196,-85.821204

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Carries US Route 31 over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on US Route 31
History: Built 1855; Replaced 1885
Built: 1855

Location: Jackson County

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Newry Bridge

The Tribune: September 21 1955

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Newry Bridge

The Tribune: September 21 1955

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Newry Bridge

The Tribune: October 21 1941

468923

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Newry Bridge

Blurb

History of Jackson County Indiana

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Newry Bridge (1885)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.906233,-85.821203

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Carries US 31 over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: 4-panel, pinned Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on US 31
History: Built 1885 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company; Replaced 1923
Built: 1885

Location: Jackson County

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Newry Bridge

Jackson County Public Library

468922

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Newry Bridge

Jackson County Banner: January 22 1885

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Pennsylvania Railroad-White River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 38.834152,-86.132137

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Carries Pennsylvania Railroad (Now CSX) over East Fork White River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 7-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses (at least 4 spans)
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Pennsylvania Railroad (Now CSX)
History:
Built:

Location: Jackson County

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Courtesy of Jackson County Public Library

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Community Drive RR Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 38.953623,-85.902580

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

Overview: Bridge on Community Drive
History:
Built:

Location: Jackson County

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2021

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Photo taken by Mike Daffron in May 2021


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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