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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Historic Preservation & Archaeology > Learn About Topics > Buildings & Bridges > Bridge Structure & Styles > Howe Bridge Howe Bridge

(wood, verticals of metal)
1840-20th century
Drawing: Historic American Engineering Record

Diagonals in compression, verticals in tension.

Length: 30-150 feet (9-45 meters)