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



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Location
Spanning Wabash River over Salamonie Road (County, Huntington vicinity, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IN-61
Building/structure dates: 1885 initial construction
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.

Subjects
Metal Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Smith Bridge Coompany
Slattery, Thomas


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW, WEST SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
2. VIEW NORTH, SOUTH ROADWAY APPROACH
3. VIEW WEST, EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE TRUSS
4. VIEW WEST, EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE TRUSS, NORTH PORTION
5. VIEW NORTH, NORTH ABUTMENT, WEST SIDE OF BRIDGE TRUSS
6. VIEW SOUTH, SOUTH ABUTMENT, SOUTH END OF BRIDGE
7. VIEW NORTH, SOUTH BRIDGE PORTAL
8. VIEW SOUTH, NORTH BRIDGE PORTAL
9. DETAIL OF TRUSS WIND BRACING AND ALSO BRIDGE RAILING
10. DETAIL OF TRUSS VERTICAL AND DIAGONAL MEMBERS
11. DETAIL OF SOUTH PLAQUE AND TRUSS WIND BRACING
12. DETAIL OF TRUSS LOWER CHORD AND FLOORBEAMS
13. DETAIL OF FLOORBEAM CONNECTION TO VERTICAL TRUSS MEMBERS
14. DETAIL OF LOWER PANEL POINT PIN CONNECTIONS
15. DETAIL OF FLOOR STRINGER SUPPORT SYSTEM AT ABUTMENTS
16. VIEW NORTHWEST, NORTH END OF BRIDGE
17. VIEW SOUTH, UNDER SIDE OF BRIDGE FLOOR
18. DETAIL OF UNDER SIDE OF BRIDGE FLOOR AND PIN CONNECTORS
19. DETAIL OF FLOORBEAM CONNECTION AT TRUSS PANEL POINT AND FLOOR STRINGER SUPPORT AT FLOORBEAMS
20. DETAIL OF FLOOR SYSTEM
21. DETAIL OF LOWER TRUSS PANEL POINT AND ALSO BRIDGE RAILING
22. DETAIL OF TRUSS END POST


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