Address: Co. Rd. over Ponca Cr., 3 mi. E of Lynch, Lynch, Nebraska. County/parish: Boyd.
Removed from the National Register of Historic Places March 25, 2019.
Also known as:
The Ponca Creek Bridge, also known as NEHBS No. BD00-224, is a historic Pratt truss bridge spanning Ponca Creek that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The "half-hip" pony truss bridge was built in 1904 as a single-span bridge having a 48 feet (15 m) main span and, with timber stringer approach span having a 79 feet (24 m) total length. Its roadway was 14.3 feet (4.4 m) wide, with timber deck over timber stringers.
The steel bridge was fabricated by Lackawanna Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was built by E. Roy Townsend of O'Neill, Nebraska.
The original bridge may no longer be in place.(read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/92000769