George Street Bridge (Aurora, Indiana)

George Street Bridge

George Street Bridge, November 2012
Location George, Main, and Importing Sts., Aurora, Indiana
Coordinates 39°3′29″N 84°53′58″W / 39.05806°N 84.89944°W / 39.05806; -84.89944Coordinates: 39°3′29″N 84°53′58″W / 39.05806°N 84.89944°W / 39.05806; -84.89944
Area less than one acre
Built 1887 (1887)
Built by Lomas Forge & Bridge Works
Architectural style Whipple truss
NRHP Reference # 84001012[1]
Added to NRHP March 1, 1984

George Street Bridge, also known as County Bridge No. 159, is a historic Whipple truss bridge located at Aurora, Dearborn County, Indiana. It was built by the Lomas Forge & Bridge Works in 1887. It traverses Hogan Creek and measures 199 feet, 4 inches, long. It is one of the oldest iron bridges in Indiana.[2]:2–3

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1] It is located in the Downtown Aurora Historic District.


  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-08-01. Note: This includes Robert A. Markwalter (June 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: George Street Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-09-01. and Accompanying photographs.

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