History - Main Street Bridge

History - Main Street Bridge (HMNJS)

Location: West Lafayette, IN 47906 Tippecanoe County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 25.224', W 86° 53.971'

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— Lafayette -and- West Lafayette —

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First Bridge at this site a three span wooden toll bridge erected in 1865. Purchased by Tippecanoe County in 1871.
Second Bridge, a steel three span bridge erected in 1889. Rendered useless by the flood of March 18, 1913. Low water elevation 1913 501.17 High water elevation march 30, 1913 531.57 33.30 ft. of water.

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Built 1914
Lafayette Engineering Co.Wallace MarshallPresident & Chief Engineer
J. W. JamisonSuperintendent
C. M. GuepelAssistant Engineer

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Designing EngineerWallace Marshall
Board of Superintending Engineers
W. K. Hatt Chairman
Everett B. Vawter
Albert Smith
G. E. Halstead Res. Engr.
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HM NumberHMNJS
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Year Placed1914
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 8:21am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 508524 N 4474424
Decimal Degrees40.42040000, -86.89951667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 25.224', W 86° 53.971'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 25' 13.44" N, 86° 53' 58.26" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 172-174 Tapawingo Dr, West Lafayette IN 47906, US
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