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Wabash River Bridge, Spanning Wabash River over Salamonie Road (County Road 200 West), Huntington, Huntington County, IN

Wabash River Bridge, Spanning Wabash River over Salamonie Road (County Road 200 West), Huntington, Huntington County, IN

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Wabash River Bridge is a single span pinned Double Intersection Through Pratt (Whipple) Truss which is about 250 feet in length making it the longest single span bridge of this type in Indiana as well as one of the oldest. It is significant that there are only about 35 bridges of this type left in the State of Indiana.
Survey number: HAER IN-61
Building/structure dates: 1885 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Smith Bridge Coompany
Slattery, Thomas
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huntington40.79112, -85.52002
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html