Ponca Creek Bridge

Co. Rd. over Ponca Cr., 3 mi. E of Lynch, Lynch, Nebraska. County/parish: Boyd.

NRIS 92000769

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places March 25, 2019.

Part of Highway Bridges in Nebraska MPS (NRIS 64500389).

Also known as:

  • NEHBS No. BD00-224

From Wikipedia:

Ponca Creek Bridge

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.

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  • Lackawanna Steel Co.
  • Townsend, E. Roy

Architectural styles:

  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/92000769