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Wells Street Bridge (Fort Wayne, Indiana)

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Area  less than one acre
Architectural style  Whipple Truss
Opened  1884
Built  1884 (1884)
NRHP Reference #  88001575
Added to NRHP  15 September 1988
Wells Street Bridge (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
Location  Wells St. at the St. Mary's River, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Built by  Stewart, Alvin John; Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Address  N Wells St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802, USA
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Wells Street Bridge is a historic Whipple truss bridge spanning the St. Marys River at Fort Wayne, Indiana. It was built by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Akron, Ohio and erected by Alvin John Stewart in 1884. It has a 180 foot long span and is 23 feet wide. It was closed to vehicular traffic in 1982 and used as a pedestrian walkway.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

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Wells Street Bridge (Fort Wayne, Indiana) Wikipedia


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