Paw Paw Creek Bridge No. 52

Paw Paw Creek Bridge No. 52

Paw Paw Creek Bridge No. 52 remnants, January 2012
Location Paw Paw Pike, northeast of Chili, Richland Township, Miami County, Indiana
Coordinates 40°52′42″N 85°57′59″W / 40.87833°N 85.96639°W / 40.87833; -85.96639Coordinates: 40°52′42″N 85°57′59″W / 40.87833°N 85.96639°W / 40.87833; -85.96639
Area less than one acre
Built 1874 (1874)
Built by Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Architectural style Bow-String Arch
NRHP Reference # 83000008[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 30, 1983
Removed from NRHP October 13, 2015[2]

Paw Paw Creek Bridge No. 52 was a historic Bow-String arch bridge located in Richland Township, Miami County, Indiana. It was built in 1874 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company and spanned Paw Paw Creek. It was a single-span wrought iron structure with an overall length of 111 feet and width of 21 feet.[3]:2–3

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983, and delisted in 2015.[2][1]


  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. 1 2 "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 10/13/15 through 10/16/15. National Park Service. 2015-10-23.
  3. "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-05-01. Note: This includes Robert Huffman (August 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Paw Paw Creek Bridge No. 52" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01..

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